Travelstick Greece Lands of the Gods
Greece Land of the Gods
Depending on what size of land you count as island Greece has somewhere around 6,000 of them. About 200 of the islands are inhabited. Thousands of books have been written about the ancient Greeks and their Gods, wars and culture. In Greece historical fact is becoming mythology, and mythology historical fact. Greece is one of Travelstick's favorite destinations as every island is a new and unforgettable experience.
Athenian democracy developed around the sixth century BC in the city of Athens and the surrounding territory of Attica. It is often described as the first known democracy in the world. The first ever held democratic vote by the Athenians resulted in a declaration of war on the Persians.