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... The Minoan civilization pre-dated the Hellenic Greek and was the birthplace of Western Civilization in Europe. They were quite civilized and traded with the lands in the Eastern Med and Egypt. Being an island culture, they were not worried about defense and instead developed their artisans, whose work was prized by other nations. The eruption on nearby Santorini and the ascending Mycenaen culture was believed to be their downfall.
Our cruise ended near ...
... He knows our guide and will follow him everywhere. He was very cute! The stray dogs and cats are looked after by the council. They love within the grounds of the Acropolis. The council pays for their de- sexing to control the population and they they all have their shots which I think is great. A few places around Europe I have seen stray cats that are much smaller than domestic cats and look quite scrawny. Often you see the males are not de-sexed and females that ...
... that we were looking onto over our balcony. The beach was rocky, the water had rubbish in it and there wasn’t even real waves so I don’t even know if you’d call it a beach(?) but everyone seemed to be swimming so we did too. It was still nice and refreshing – the first swim of our holiday and it was in the Aegean Sea! We’re getting a pretty good tan over here. Mum has the most hectic tan lines… She keeps calling herself an aboriginal. ...
We decided to take a walking tour of Athens to see all of the sites by foot. Our tour was led by an archaeologist who had an immense amount of knowledge about all of ancient Athens and Greece in general. He took us by all of the main sites in the city and explained their history and relevance to modern times. I enjoyed that he spent a long time talking about the birth of democracy and all of the problems ...
... depth of it. I didn't jump from nearly as high as others did. It was one of those moments that I think "this is what study abroad is about." What an opportunity! We watched the sunset from the perch on that cliff then took a ferry home to Athens. I love having relaxing weekends like that! I had no worries!
Unfortunately I had to come back to reality, and to be honest, had the hardest week of my life. I've had to deal with a lot emotionally ...