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Wicked Greek Howard Tomb

Wicked Greek

Howard Tomb

Published
ISBN : 9781563057076
Paperback
64 pages
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For two thousand years visitors have been touring the rugged glory of Greece. But with a difference--when the early Romans went visiting, those wacky Greek gods were still holed up on Mount Olympus. Today theyve come down, and theyre driving taxis,MoreFor two thousand years visitors have been touring the rugged glory of Greece. But with a difference--when the early Romans went visiting, those wacky Greek gods were still holed up on Mount Olympus. Today theyve come down, and theyre driving taxis, tending bar, dancing and yelling and throwing plates around restaurants. All of which spells adventure for the unsuspecting tourist, and wonderful opportunity for Howard Tomb.From the sneakily successful series of travel books with over 1 million copies in print, Wicked Greek is the phrasebook that takes the chaos out of the land that invented it. Here are pithy comments on retsina: My wine tastes like a handful of pine needles. Tips on consulting the Oracle of the Ferry Schedules, including the Mystery of the Next Departure to Patmos. More than you ever dreamed possible about olives-including black, green, purple, briny, cracked, and this-makes-the-retsina-taste-good. Trojan War stories. Zenos Paradox, Aristotles Boo-Boo, Platos Cave, and other philosophical conundrums that put us in the fix were in today. Motorbike survival tips. Ella, word of a thousand meanings. And how to pursue romance with the natives.