Wednesday, October 14, 2009

"Sorry, Greece is closed..."

While I was in England this time last year I visited a little travel agency in the small town of Batley, West Yorkshire. I was inquiring about going to Greece for a bit as the horrible weather of England was driving me insane. I really don't know what it was - but for some reason the travel agent informed me Greece was closed. Closed!




Look, I was a bit sceptical at first but she assured me that Greece was in fact closed.  The whole country was closed - just like countries often do. Who was I to argue - she was the travel agent and I was just some foreigner!? She then informed me that alternatively I could have purchased a nice holiday to other English destinations.

I wish someone had informed me that countries periodically close in Europe!

4 comments:

  1. All those ruins and broken statues.... They've finally decided it's time for some renovation.

    Chuck Grantham

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  2. Haha. That could just be it!

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  3. lol that is funny! Is that when all the forest fires were raging?

    Jonathan

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  4. It was just amazing, but had nothing to do with fires. I think the fires were a year or two earlier?

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