Greece

Fish Food

For the bargain price of 5 euros for a 20-minute treatment, we couldn’t resist a relaxing visit to Doctor Fish Day Spa & Nail Bar in the city of Heraklion on Crete. The fish tickle your toes as they munch on your dead skin. Sometimes the nibbling fish dart between […]

Origins of the West Comes to Life

The Mount’s core Origins of the West course came to life on this trip! Our group of 21, including Professors Caitlin Faas and Carol Hinds, six current students, one 2018 graduate, three alumni ranging from the Class of 1979-2013, and a combination of family and friends, were inspired to spend […]

Our Greece Tour begins in Athens!

Walking Tour of Athens Our day included a walking tour through the Pláka, or the old historic neighborhood of Athens, near the Acropolis, this labyrinth of streets showcases neoclassical architecture and is known as the “Neighborhood of the Gods.” Panathenaic Stadium, the only stadium in the world built entirely of […]

Exploring Ancient and Modern Greece

Socrates famously said, “Wisdom begins in wonder.” A group of 21 Mounties, led by Professors Caitlin Faas and Carol Hinds, will spend much time in wonderment and pondering the words of Socrates, Plato and other Greek philosophers over the next 12 days as they participate in an intercultural studies tour […]