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GREECE: Paros Island

18 Apr | Hannah Jaffe | No Comments

Spring Break: Part 2 Dubrovnik, Croatia

As I was saying before, one post for our magnificent spring break would not suffice all that occurred! After spending three days in Split, our group took the Monday morning bus ride towards Dubrovnik, Croatia. We arrived at our new apartment around 4pm. Once again the placement and the apartment was outstanding. Our group was …

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15 Apr | Hannah Jaffe | No Comments

Spring Break Part 1: Split, Croatia

This past week was so eventful that one blog post would not suffice! Therefor, I will be doing two for this extravaganza! To start off our spring break, the group and I took the night ferry from Paros to Athens on Wednesday April 5th. We spent the night in a hostel before traveling to Split. …

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6 Apr | Hannah Jaffe | One Comment

The Family meets Greece!

This past week was a mixture of fast paced American lifestyle and the slow go with the flow culture embodied by the Greeks. My Grandma, mother, and sister arrived late Tuesday night last week and it was a whirlwind of a trip! During their first couple of days on Paros Island we explored the town …

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31 Mar | Hannah Jaffe | No Comments

Feels like Home

I have officially been living on Paros Island in Greece for a month! Time sure does fly when you’re your living in Paradise. During this past week I had many “Aha!” moments. I finished my first piece of Modern Greek literature while bathing in the Mediterranean sunlight (Zorba the Greek, which I found to be …

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21 Mar | Hannah Jaffe | No Comments

A Seasonal Culture

The past few weeks in Greece have given me the opportunity to truly embrace and understand the Greek culture. Just as I was walking over to this café I had to stop and sit on a bench so I could embrace one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever laid my eyes on. I …

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21 Mar | Hannah Jaffe | No Comments

Exploring the Island

Since my last post I have been to the lowest and highest points, literally, on Paros Island. The lowest point would be the ancient marble mine caves. The mine we explored is known as the Nymph mines and they produce marble that has been used to build numerous structures around Greece including parts of the …

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