Day: July 15, 2018

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At any time when I meet new folks and tell them the identify of my blog, they are saying, oh, you will need to travel lots.” Which I suppose I do travel greater than many people, however that is not the purpose. When all my Cretan adventures are over, I head again to Athens and that’s the place I will be for the month of October, until the 20th after I head again home. There’s heaps to see and do in my favourite metropolis apart from visiting with my pals. I am going to go over to Salamina island for a few days to discover with Christina and possibly make a number of day trips round If funds allow it, I might even go as much as Pelion for a couple of days as I’ve been eager to discover that space for quite a while now.

I’ve now – by chance – discovered a letter that I wrote to a UPI colleague (however apparently never sent) describing that journey. Though I am describing a journey I took in the dark and really cold days of Ceausescu’s Romania in December 1978, it reals remarkably similar to descriptions I read of journeys taken right now to some places. We supposed to go to Riccarton Market but the day we checked out was a Easter Sunday, I knew Good Friday and Easter Monday had been public holiday but I did not anticipate most retailers including supermarkets like PARK’nSave and Countdown which open on common Sunday, had been shut on Easter Sunday. I needed to cook a decent steak dinner however could not even do grocery shopping. We went Botanic Garden instead.

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