Tag Archives: Greek

Agrigento, (Italy)

“Ancient Greek Akragas”, “The Valley of the Temples” Approaching the end of the year, however not the end of the trips for this year yet. Still some more to come even though it’s just days before the Christmas time, and exciting … Continue reading

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Trapani, (Italy)

“Ancient Greek Drepanon” Once again returning to Palermo in Sicily however with a different objective. A year ago this was for properly visiting this incredible city; yet in this occasion the main points were reaching Trapani right after arriving into … Continue reading

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Palermo, (Italy)

“Phoenician: Ziz”, “Greek: Panormos”, “Roman: Panormus”, “Sicilian: Palermu” Finally and although unfortunately for a very short time, we managed to make a first contact with Sicily in Palermo, its capital city. A long time desired destination where unfortunately it is rare … Continue reading

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Pergamon, (Turkey)

“Greek: τὸ Πέργαμον”, “Pergamon”, “Pergamun” Yet again was the turn for another of the great ancient cities in the world. Of Greek origin, then Roman as it’s the case for this entire region of Turkey, was of great strategical, knowledge and … Continue reading

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Ephesus, (Turkey)

“Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos “, “Turkish: Efes” Finally achieving one of my lifetime travel dreams; reaching the ancient city of Ephesus. Yet the truth is that I have way too many further travel wishes in the agenda, of course. Coming here was, after all, … Continue reading

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Izmir, (Turkey)

“Ancient Smyrna”, “The Pearl of the Aegean” With what is called in the UK the Spring Bank Holiday on the 25th of May, what was best than using this chance for a long weekend trip abroad without the need to take any … Continue reading

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