Category Archives: Greece

More Impressions on Athens

• Wow, people here really don’t smile, and don’t smile back, including swimmers at the municipal pool (but the staff were very nice.) • Greeks like to oregano everything, including chips, roasted nuts, salad, meat… • The streets are so … Continue reading

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Joining Municipal Pools in Athens

Apparently, joining a gym in Athens requires a certificate from a pathologist or cardiologist saying that you’re physically fit to do sports (Some private gyms don’t care.) And to join the municipal pool, an extra paper from a dermatologist. 💸💸💸 … Continue reading

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First impression of Athens

First impression of Athens (After staying in Turkey for three months): • Looking at the feta cheese, Greek coffee, Greek delight, baklava, helva, tahini, koulouri/simit, salep, ayran, dried fruits, etc. etc., it feels like I am still in Turkey, just … Continue reading

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