Travel Blogs from Athens
Graeme, Crystal, and Marlana presented on Pop Music on Greece and Turkey. Here is there handout:
Popular Greek & Turkish Music
Crystal Ingram, Marlana Cirillo, Graeme Biddle
Influences of Greek-Turkish Pop Music
- Ottoman Classical music
- Turkish folk music
- European popular music
A main factor that contributed to the musical change in Turkey was the transition of the Ottoman Empire ...
... for us. The car was brand new and very comfortable and Dimitri drove it at top speed. His particular talent was showing us photographs of his family on his mobile phone while driving along a multi-lane freeway at 150ks. I deliberately ensured that Oscar was sitting in the back so he would not die of fright. The trip there and back was in the rain and up in the mountains there was snow and the roads were very icy, ...
... a few interesting things I didn't notice before - how the architect designed the entry to be on an angle so the Parthenon reflected in the glass on the top floor. Stops on the tour included: Hadrians arch, temple of Zeus, ending location for the marathon (appropriate as it was being run on Sunday), Zappion (first IOC headquarters), national gardens, Greek parliament, syntagma square, montastrki square, Greek Orthodox Church, ottoman church, Hadrians library, Greek ...
... it is to refer you back to Boris and his wife in the old Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons...I know they were Russian, but who the heck knows...this bus driver may well have been Russian cause he said "Niet, dough-na (ph) know dat" and brushes us off, rather rudely I might add. Picture this...on a bus in a foreign country...people are supposed to speak english, but seem fairly limited to simple "yes" or "no". So out of pure desperation, I start up and down the bus aisle with ...
... Nan and Papa were very excited to see the Parthenon. I liked the smaller temple just to the side of the Parthenon. This building had girls standing in a row hold up the building on the heads. We spent an hour in the shopping district. It was fun wandering through the very narrow shopping streets. We are on our way to Katakolon, the birth place of the Olympics. Eating: Lunch... My lunch ...
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