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Grim, generous, decaying and hip: the paradoxical charms of Athens

Is a ‘new’ Athens emerging from the smog of ages and the rubble of a collapsed economy? Maybe…

7 March 2015

9:00 AM

7 March 2015

9:00 AM

My first visit to Athens as a student gave me a set of impressions that the present crisis has only validated. The man designated to meet us at the airport did not turn up. I will never forget his name. It was Nic Katsoudis. So we got in a taxi anyway.

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