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GREECE: Paros Island

1 Jul | Reyna Breuring | No Comments

Delos & Mykonos

We learned a lot about Delos before visiting this island. Its history is quite extraordinary, and it set a solemnness in my heart when I ventured off to visit the archaeological site. According to legend, the Greek god Apollo was born on this island, with his sister Artemis. Delos being the alleged birth place of …

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24 Jun | Reyna Breuring | No Comments

Caves and More Caves:

As a class we made a short day trip to Antiparos. We visited an extremely old cave formation that was on the center of the island. The cool air in the cave felt like air conditioning, something I have not felt in a while. The stalagmites and stalactites were indescribable. After our cave adventures, we …

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24 Jun | Reyna Breuring | No Comments

Captain Ben Forever:

You know those days that you just wish that you could relive? Yesterday was one of those days. We had a free day from classes, so a large portion of the class decided to pay for a boat excursion together. Our boat was called Captain Ben, and was lead by none other that… Captain Ben.  …

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20 Jun | Reyna Breuring | No Comments

Archaeology and Red Beaches:

Ioannas took us to and archaeological site called Akrotiri. It was mind blowing to think that I was standing in the remains of someone else’s life. I imagined what life must have been like for the people of that time. I wonder what future archaeologist will say when excavating things from my time period. It’s …

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20 Jun | Reyna Breuring | No Comments

A Volcano and a Pirate Ship:

We started at the museum in Santorini and Ioannas gave us an informational tour. It was quite fascinating and I felt like I had gained some valuable insight into the ancient minoians. After the museum tour we made the journey down to the port to take a boat to the volcano. This presented a choice …

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19 Jun | Reyna Breuring | No Comments

Location: Santorini

Getting of the ferry in Santorini might have been one of the most chaotic moments of my life. There were hoards of people pushing up against me as the sun beat relentlessly on our heads. I did my best to stay close to the people I knew and we plodded through the wall of people …

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