September started with lots of events happening in Athens. From the 30th of August until the 2nd of September was held the International Conference Greek- Spanish Literature with the title "Ecos y Resplandores Helenos en la Narrativa Hispana".
The myrtle plant (myrtus communis) symbolised beauty, youth and pleasure in antiquity. Its exquisite blooms, evergreen leaves and captivating fragrance is related to the goddess of beauty and love Aphrodite who hid behind a myrtle bush to cover her nudity, when she rose from the sea on the island of Cyprus.
Association of Licensed Tourist Guides Athens-Greece concerned for the right awareness of the visitors, national and international, forwards the following announcement of the Ministry of Culture:
A unique gem of 15.5 hectares in the heart of Athens, the National Gardens provide locals and visitors with shelter, shade and opportunities for recreation and exploration. However, exactly like everything else in Athens, the Gardens have a long history that, exactly like the paths inside, is not at all linear, but rather winding…
Piraeus, the port of Athens for the past 2500 years and the biggest port in the country. It's 8 km in the Southwest of Athens and has got a population of 163.688, when the whole urban area 448.997. That makes it the fifth largest municipality in Greece and the second largest (after the municipality of Athens) within the Athens urban area.
The last day had many surprises and caused lots of emotions. First of all, the sun that came out and it was shining the whole day it was a really good omen.
We strolled in the narrow streets of the nearby town of Naousa. Naousa is city of 21.000 people in Central Macedonia and its known about its waterfalls or the Park of St. Nikolas for the locals or the people that had visited it.
Volunteering, as we have mentioned many times, is part of the life of the guides, not only as professionals, but as human beings as well that want to assist in their way the people in need.
We take seriously our responsibility to ensure that our guests enjoy a safe, clean and comfortable visiting experience so we have implemented all the necessary precautionary measures according to all the safety and hygiene measures by the WHO and the local Ministry of Health. The safety and wellbeing of our guests and our Tourist Guides is of paramount importance to us.