Grecian Calendar by Christopher Rand

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In Attica the rockiness often appears as a coating, on paths, of sharp, prismatic gravel, and one must watch one's step. Some paths are wide and much traveled, some so narrow be hardly discernible. Many of them represent centuries millennia of thought and experience, and so far as I have learned they always follow the best route. It is as to often tempting to strike out for oneself when walking in Greece, but if one does this one usually gets trapped in thick brush or a dead-end ravine. So paths are important, and the type of path is important, too.

In the foothills of Penteli- have often passed trees that had been tapped a gash would have been made in them with an axe, then part of an old tin can would have been nailed on below it, to catch the method now but I sap. This seems to getting resin and gummy be the universal to the wine adding have been told that in ancient times the flavor came it from pine staves in the casks themselves, and was useful as a preservative. Now other that the resin preservatives are and there is no pine in the casks, but the people of Attica, and many other parts of Greece, have become available, addicted to the resin Some Americans taste.

The They sheepf olds or goatf olds there were like extra- wide brush huts looked without roofs, and in principle they resembled the traditional Mediterranean house, with a courtyard in the middle, and with sheltered space surrounding it merely a circular lean-to. the latter being, in this case, The herdsmen's houses, also of brush, but fully roofed, were not much better than their animals'. Those goatherds lived a very primitive life, more so than that of the farmers in Attica, or even of the shepherds, who were closer to GRECIAN CALENDAR 20 the plains and the amenities.

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