Frommer's Greece

Frommer's Greece

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  • Electronic book text
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Frommers
  • United States
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 9780764556104

About John S. Bowman

John S. Bowman has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 35 years. He specializes in nonfiction ranging from archaeology to zoology, baseball to biography. He first visited Greece in 1956 and has traveled and lived there over the years. He is the author of numerous guides to various regions of Greece. He currently resides in Northampton, Massachusetts. Sherry Marker majored in classical Greek at Harvard, studied archaeology at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and did graduate work in ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. The author of a number of guides to Greece, she has also written for the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, and Hampshire Life. When not in Greece she lives in Massachusetts. Heidi Sarna has cruised on more than 75 ships of all shapes and sizes, and she loves them all (well, OK, some more than others). Heidi's a contributing editor to Travel Holiday magazine, and her work has appeared in numerous magazines, major guidebooks, websites, and newspapers including the New York Times, Star Ledger, and Boston Herald. When she's not off cruising somewhere, she lives in the Big Apple with her husband, Arun, and their baby boys.

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Table of contents

List of Maps. What's New in Greece. 1. The Best of Greece. 2. Planning a Trip to Greece (John S. Bowman). 3. Olympics 2004: The Summer Games in Athens (John S. Bowman and Sherry Marker). 4. Cruising the Greek Islands (Heidi Sarna). 5. Settling into Athens (Sherry Marker). 6. Exploring Athens (Sherry Marker). 7. The Saronic Gulf Islands (Sherry Marker). 8. The Peloponnese (Sherry Marker). 9. Crete (John S. Bowman). 10. The Cyclades (Sherry Marker). 11. The Dodecanese (John S. Bowman). 12. Central Greece (Sherry Marker). 13. The Sporades (John S. Bowman). 14. Highlights of Western Greece: Epirus & Ioannina (John S. Bowman). 15. The Ionian Islands (John S. Bowman). 16. Highlights of Northern Greece: Thessaloniki, Mount Athos, & the Philip & Alexander Sites (Sherry Marker). 17. The Northeastern Aegean Islands (John S. Bowman). Appendix A: The Greek Language. Appendix B: Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Websites. Index.

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