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Art history buff, Parisian wannabe, North Dakotan grown and adventure-seeker.

After a slow start this morning, we traveled to Vergina to see the tombs of Phillip II and Euricide, Alexander the Great’s mother and father. The tombs, known as the Great Tumulus, were in the center of the ancient capital … Continue reading

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January 20: In Retrospect

We started with a trek to the Roman forum, an open square that would have been at the centre of the city in antiquity where there would have been temporary markets set up for bartering. The economic nature of the … Continue reading

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There And Back Again: Return to Athens

Today we embarked on a journey south, our first stop at the base of Mount Pelion in Volos. We visited the Archeological Museum there, where we got to see firsthand some of the research that Professor Salowey has done on … Continue reading

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