in Athens is not like going to a mall in America or to some
soul-less shopping center. It is an experience that is
enriching. You will come in contact with many different types
of people because of the large number of immigrants and
refugees who have been welcomed to Greece to begin new lives.
Shopping in downtown Athens is more than just going to buy
things. If you keep your eyes open and watch and listen you
will find it is much more entertaining than a trip to
Walmarts. Below are some pictures I have taken during my
wanderings through Ermou and Eolou streets with special
attention to what is happening on the streets and not so much
what is in the
else can you find hand-made baby booties sold
by the very hands that made them?
case a woman from Russia.
actually angels in disguise who have come
down to check out the handiwork in one of the
icon shops on Eolou Street
amazing device turns an ordinary zuchini
into a stuffed kolikithia."
kitchen is complete without it."
Salepi warms the soul. It tastes kinda like
Shoes on Ermou:
choices for men and women!
and belts too.
never tasted chestnuts so good
sold in Athens on the street.
and scarves from Persia, sold by real
dancing refugee children on Ermou
we want to make money we have to do this
What'd I tell you?"
the street musicians are so good they would be
famous in any other country.