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October 2013 After several announcements during the last 17 years that the
archaeological site of the Athens Lyceum, where Aristotle founded his Peripatetic school
of philosophy, was to be opened to the public, it looks like may be finally about to happen.
Digging Aristotle, a photo essay at The Cheshire Cat Blog.
|My Favourite Planet currently has two main sections:|
the My Favourite Planet Travel Guides and My Favourite Planet Blogs.
|My Favourite Planet Travel Guides|
|Original articles, maps, photo galleries and practical information, which collectively present portraits of particular places. The guides are continually being revised, expanded and updated as we publish more information and images.|
See the about MFP page for further details.
Links to the guides are on the left side of every page.
Our Guide to Planet Earth presents a series of articles and essays about our favourite planet, written from very different perspectives.
|My Favourite Planet Blogs|
|Edwin Drood's Column
A weekly news blog by the mysterious Edwin Drood, published on My Favourite Planet Blogs every Tuesday.
The Drood's blog articles contain strong opinions on the latest news and events around the world. His searing gaze is directed on a wide variety of topics: from the economic crisis in the Euro Zone, through the weirdness of North Korea's leadership to the search for extra-terrestrial life.
The Cheshire Cat Blog
A series of photo essays, articles, videos and postcards by various authors in different parts of the world.
There is no fixed theme or format, and the blogs may be humorous or serious in tone.
The Cheshire Cat usually appears once a month, although occasionally extra blogs are also published.
Contributions to The Cheshire Cat Blog are welcome.
See the contribute page for details.
Full moon in Pella
21 August 2013 The Cheshire Cat returns to Macedonia, Greece to revel
at the annual August full moon concert at the birthplace of Alexander the Great.
Full moon in Pella, a photo essay at The Cheshire Cat Blog.
Spring in Ionia
May 2013 The Cheshire Cat Blog explores various aspects of human, animal
and plant life around the Central Aegean coast of Turkey, known in ancient times
as Ionia, location of cities such as Ephesus, Miletos and Priene.
Ionian Spring, a photo essay in three parts at The Cheshire Cat Blog.
My Favourite Planet goes to Aristotle's hometown
August 2012 The ancient city of Stageira was the birthplace of the philosopher Aristotle. Today its ruins lie on the green Liotopi peninsula, near the village of Olympiada, Macedonia, northern Greece. The My Favourite Planet guide to Stageira and Olympiada
features 68 pages of history, practical information and two galleries of photos and maps.
My Favourite Planet goes to Athens
December 2011 The My Favourite Planet guide to Athens is launched this month with
our Athens Acropolis photo gallery, containing 36 pages of photos and plans as well
as articles about the history of the ancient citadel.
The gallery will be expanded over time, and will be joined by further gallery guides
to other parts of the Greek capital.
My Favourite Planet goes to the movies
June 2011 We finally get our first video online, thanks to those nice people ar YouTube.
And a pretty lively flick it is too, as Köçek dancers go twirling their skirts through the
streets of Istanbul along to some raucous Turkish folk music. Not to be missed.
Find out more and watch the video at The Cheshire Cat's Istanbul wedding dance.
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