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Apr 4, 2010 - Easter

All the house was buzzing with excitement as Easter had arrived. It seems that the American Easter bunny had crept in during the night, and bags of goodies were hidden all around the house. What merriment! Too soon all the bags were found, and preparations for the Easter feast resumed. We call it a 'feast' because that's exactly what it was. A whole leg of lamb, mashed potatoes, salad, green beans, rice stuffing, bread and butter, beans, taziki sauce and much more crowded the long dining room table as we gathered, first to pray, then to...

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Apr 3, 2010 - Easter Saturday

In Greece, Holy Saturday is a day of visiting, which means food preparations had to be made to honor whatever guests happened by. Also, in the midst of those preparations there was a meal to prepare for the family. A seafood bouillabaisse joined fried shrimp, calamari, artichoke, beans, Greek Salad and bread as our afternoon meal. What a delightful treat! Somehow these things taste better when you're in Greece. The company, of course, was even better than the food. This afternoon will be a relaxing time (in between visitors), though our...

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Apr 2, 2010 - Farewell Nafplion hello Glyfada

The departure from Napflio was like bidding farewell to a friend. We've had such a wonderful time, and met such caring people that we'd be very happy to spend more of our vacation there. But we have an exciting time ahead of us as we join with the Lazos clan in Athens. The final ride in our little Hundai mini was uneventful. We're very glad that we're heading north, though. The south bound lanes were filled with slow-moving traffic, while we sailed along with minimal traffic of any kind. Our arrival at the airport after dropping off the car...

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