Athens

My Favorite Cities

• Jerusalem – layers, energy, spirituality • Amsterdam – bicycles, canals, cafés • New York City – culture, arts, diversity • Athens, Greece – history, monuments, markets • San Francisco – cable cars, piers, redwoods What’s your favorite city? (Western… Read More ›

Athens: On Colorful Footings

As my impromptu quest approached the Balkan Peninsula, a foremost sensation arose: supreme serenity, divergent from Jerusalem, palpable nonetheless. Idyllic islands peppering the vast Aegean Sea, wrapped in pine, cedar, and olive. Fishing boats, catamarans, cruise and industrial ships, arriving and departing the port at Piraeus.