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100 Places in Greece Every Woman Should Go, a series of 100 essays overflowing with charm, wit, and wisdom, is an indispensable tool to plan your next trip to a country where the voices of the goddesses still whisper in the winds. Uncover the unexpected charms of Athens, float down the real River Styx, and learn of miraculous healing involving snakes, saintly relics, and women's underwear. Learn how Corinth’s ancient temple prostitution gives new meaning to the term sex in the city,” and discover an ancient mystery cult on Lesbos. Sail to Leros, birthplace of Artemis and an island known as a destination for the insane, and make a stop on Skopelos to see that fantastic cliff top church where Meryl Streep belted out Abba tunes.With style, intelligence, and personal anecdotes, archaeologist and award-winning travel writer Amanda Summer is your personal guide to the best of Greece. Crisp, humorous storytelling introduces the temples, shrines, grottoes, and churches of this magnificent country, intricately woven with stories of the women from goddesses to artistic legends like Irini Papas and Maria Callas.Sexy, scholarly and spiritual, 100 Places in Greece Every Woman Should Go is a must for every traveler.
Number of Pages: 414
Sub-Genre: Women, Travel
Series Title: Travelers' Tales
Author: Amanda Summer
Street Date: February 23, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-5866
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