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About shoshanasaurus

I'm a student (class of 2015) at Hollins University in Roanoke, VA, and I'm tentatively studying Classical Studies and Sociology. I'm interested in music, human behavior, cats, and a variety of other things, and sometimes I just like to write on the internet about my life.

January 25- Taxi Cabs to Highest Mountains

We began our day with the unsettling news that all forms of public transportation in Athens was on strike. Some of us had been wondering when the bus drivers would get on board with the strike because of how packed … Continue reading

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January 18, 2013: Mt. Olympus and Thessaloniki

After a superb breakfast at our hotel in Litochoro, we went adventuring on Mt. Olympus! We saw the trails used by hikers trying to reach the peaks, walked along the aqueduct, and saw a vividly blue waterfall that flows from … Continue reading

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On the Road (Again)

Keeping to the theme of our trip, today was a day of travel.  However, before departing from Delphi we stopped at its museum.  Arranged chronologically, it held artifacts from the Mycenean to Roman periods.  We experienced first-hand the masterful workmanship … Continue reading

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January 13, 2013

Kalispera! (Good evening!) A few days after seeing the Acropolis, today we went to the Acropolis Museum. In order to preserve and display the foundations of an early Byzantine town, the museum was raised up above ground level, and the … Continue reading

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