Archive for August, 2010

08.20.10Kosmima Jewelery Journey

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In 2004 during the Olympics in Greece I discovered Kosmima Jewelery and an appreciation for symbolic pieces of Jewelery.   I never have bought a piece of jewelery since then that did not hold some kind of symbolic meaning for me.  My children have chosen pieces and every piece’s origin is carefully committed to my memory after […]

08.20.10Attalos Hotel an Athenian Classic

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Every year I have come to Athens from Canada, the Attalos Hotel is like visiting family.  It is a family run business that is reminiscent of classic Athens.  It is an older hotel in the Monastiraki district on the once famous Athinas Street.  It is a little doorway that protrudes with pride on a street […]

08.18.10PAROS…Central Market Street Parikia

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It is very quiet and as I walk down the winding little streets of the Central street I am captivated by a purple little shop…of course! purple is my favorite color.  It is a small shop that has silver jewelery, popular art and handmade gifts.  I am mesmerized by the little goat bells strung underneath […]

08.18.10I have an Idea…Cafe Bar Restaurant

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I have an idea!  What an interesting name for a cafe bar.  This little Cafe Bar is also an Internet Cafe and it has provided me with an instant office when I was in a time crunch.  It is a central meeting place across from the Ekatopiliani church which means on Hundred doors.  The staff here […]

08.18.10Yiannoulis Taverna a little hidden gem…

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Rushing today, trying to scan and capture Paro’s charm…Imagine, I almost walked by in my mission by this sweet small tavern.  What made me stop was that it was filled with Greek people and tourists eating homemade dishes that smelled exactly like my Mothers’s cooking. Yiorgos the owner asked me if my name was Yannoulis, […]

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