The canyons of Athens

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There are no natural canyons in Athens. However, there are countless man-made ones. I’m talking of course of the typical Greek urban architecture of high-rise blocks of flats lining narrow streets. The effect is very much like a canyon. The … Continue reading


FAQ: The strays of Greece

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Everywhere you go in Greece, you see dogs roaming about. They’re usually large, well fed and quite friendly. Some of them wear collars too. Are they strays? Well, sort of. They are the city’s stray pets. They seem to be kings of the city … Continue reading