Poetry Thursday – It’s BAAAACK!

Ode to Greece
by meWe were hours on a plane
But we didn’t [hardly] complain

All of Nik’s family, I met.
He hasn’t met all of mine, yet!

Clear water, beautiful beaches
Lots of food, juicy peaches

A broken toe didn’t stop me
So ancient ruins we did see

I learned a little Greek
It’s hard to speak

a language you didn’t learn when you were young
Lots of yummy food crossed my tongue.

Pictures are here.
Hopefully, more description to come before next year!

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6 Responses to Poetry Thursday – It’s BAAAACK!

  1. nanacilla says:

    Great pictures!  So beautiful!  I felt like I was transported there with you.  Thanks!

  2. nutmeggmama says:

    man, snorkeling is sexy!

  3. Aunt Zona says:

    Wow – wonderful pictures.  What are the white buildings made of?  Is it stucco and then whitewashed?  And the blue roofs – wow.  All that deep turquoise everywhere, including the sea.  Athens is dauntingly huge, but then, I have yet to venture into many of the larger cities in our country.  What a great adventure, with plenty of time to really soak in the ambiance and flavors of the country.  Who took the cat and dog pictures?

  4. jjandlj says:

    Ok, the snorkeling photo is one of the coolest ones I’ve seen in awhile-I love it!  Your photos make me miss the Aegean Sea…the area in Turkey I stayed for about 5 weeks looks very similar (and we visited a Greek Island for a day too).  I think the Aegean Sea is the most beautiful sea I’ve been to thus far-the colors are amazing and it’s so clear!  Glad you had a good trip-sorry about your toe!  -LJ

  5. jjandlj says:

    And in regards to putting tp back in the toilet…we know and understand!  It’s amazing how  many places in the world that’s not ok, isn’t it?!

  6. lauraejudge says:

    @Aunt Zona – Zona – Nik took most of the pictures, including most of the dog/cat pics.  But I did take the one of the kitten nursing – it was so sweet, right outside of our back door!  I think the white buildings are basically concrete block, with stucco and then painted white (or whitewashed, I guess).  We saw quite a bit of construction while we were there and it all looked like concrete.  There aren’t any trees on the island!

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