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Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

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Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

I had a most wonderful visit to Athens at Christmas and New Years time this year. If you like to know what Athens is like at Christmas time, you can look up this album:


The photos are mainly from Syntagma and Zappion, but I have included some night images and some from the area where I stayed. Strange - especially when you come from a country that has been extremely cold this winter - to see streets surrounded by trees with ripe oranges on their branches, as well as still be able to eat outdoor in late December.

The locals told me it was the warmest December and New Year period they have had for the last 100 years.

Edited: 10 January 2010, 21:25
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1. Re: Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

Hey Eric..and as always..wonderful shots;-) I especially liked the Micky Mouse Santa;-))) Kept looking at the weather reports through the Holidays and couldn't believe it! Nothing like sitting outside w/a coffee..Christmas time..taking in the sights! Thanks for posting..really fabulous and totally enjoyed!

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2. Re: Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

Great photos Erik....I expect the NYE ones too....

Be carefull with the minus -30?-40?

Here still early srping tempartures remain with an exeption of this night...

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3. Re: Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

Great photos as always Erik!!

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Thank you for the great photos, Erik! Greek santas are much slimmer than North American ones.

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5. Re: Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

Wow Erik! You know how to make us feel wistful! Grass & flowers at Christmas. I remember flowers ... grass too ... TJ

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thanks Erik for those vivid bright pictures!!

{....yes TJ grass and flowers, and even slight sunburn..}

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Wonderful Eric.....All that colour is a welcome change from all of the white stuff that we have here LOLOL!

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Great photos! Thanks!

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10. Re: Trip photos: Athens at Christmas

Thanks Erik ! The pictures are wonderful as always!