Athens to me seemed so large that paying attention to the people on the street at first seemed impossible. There were to many distractions, cars making noise, an almost infinite sea of people with their own noisy or sometimes not so noisy habits. It trains you to not pay attention because really paying attention would cost too much energy and you’d take forever to even set a few steps forward.
Because of the noise and such, Athens to me felt as if it had an atmosphere of anonymity about it. The people most often don’t acknowledge each other on the busy streets and only when you get to a more quite places do people again acknowledge each others presence. Continue reading Cities and villages Part 3: Athens
I already did a post on Rhodos, but I also wrote something in my notebook about it while in Athens and it is I think needed context for the point I’m trying to get across in these posts. So here it goes. Continue reading Cities and villages Part 2: Rhodos
This vacation I’ve visited three places of very different sizes. Rhodos city, Kritinia, and Athens. In each of these the people felt very different and I think their size has something to do with this. Continue reading Cities and villages Part 1: Kritinia
As you may or perhaps may not know, I’m currently on a vacation in Greece. You may not know because I wasn’t in the mood to talk about it often. I am not very open on these kinds of things. I sometimes am an open person, but on some things, I’m also very secretive sometimes. Continue reading Four days on Rhodos