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26 Mar | Patrick Maloney | No Comments

EXCURSION No. 2//WEATHER

Excursion No. 2 Last weekend brought us our second excursion. Yuko, George, and Ionnais led us across Paros Island to the town of Lefkes. We reached The Church of Agia Triada, with its (now re-enforced) bell towers made of marble dating from the early 19th century. We also visited the cemetery where most graves used …

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20 Mar | Patrick Maloney | No Comments

ARRIVAL//EXCURSION

Arrival March 4th marked the day when we embarked by ferry to Paros Island. We left Athens early, and the ferry ride took a few hours, so we arrived in Parikia around noon, where we met Jimmy, the owner of our apartments, and eventually arrived at our home for the next three months. The island, much …

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3 Jul | Courtney Kendall | No Comments

Welcome to Athens

It doesn’t seem possible that today is already my last day here in Athens. I first arrived on Thursday, and immediately fell in love with the character and charm of such a historic city. Our hostel, located in the city center, has an amazing view of the Acropolis and is across the street from the …

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12 Jun | Julia Tinyszin | No Comments

Paros Doesn’t Disapoint

You know those screen savers that have clear blue water, with white houses and blue domes? That’s Paros island, Greece. It is the most picturesque environment you can imagine. It’s tiny but packed with adventure. We are staying right near the port of Parikia at a place called Jimmy’s Apartments. Each room comes with a …

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6 Apr | Anna Waltman | No Comments

Greece, Tests and the Sun

HI Friends! I survived Mid-terms week in Italy! Last weekend, I travelled to Greece. It was so amazingly beautiful! I think it has been one of my favorite trips so far. If I had to pick one place from my trip to revisit it would be Greece. We left on Thursday afternoon and caught our …

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9 Jun | Olivia Thomakos | No Comments

“Do you have wifi?”

It is sad how Internet connection has become a necessity to everyday life. Conveniently, almost every cafe and restaurant has wifi here, but traveling in large groups of Internet hungry college students can make it very slow. For the most part I like the disconnect from social media, but I do wish I could talk …

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