HOW TO SEE ATHENS WITH A LOCAL

By ABIGAIL KING at 08.Nov

Dear Athens,

I realize now that I’d got you all wrong. I visited in the height of summer and stumbled (and, ahem, sweated) up your steep hills and into your tavernas, not knowing where to look for authenticity, not knowing where to look for shade.

But now, here, in late October and with the gift of local expertise, you look completely different. Younger. Older. More beautiful. More interesting. You have more layers, more stories, more…reasons to fall in love.

Unless, of course, you’ve always been this way. I just needed to know where to look.

Well, today erased those errors. And while the computers whir and phones recharge and I have to wait to show you what I want to – please follow along on #thisisathens. So you don’t make my mistake.

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