Athens: In Search of Hellinikon

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ELLO ELLINIKO In my first Athens blog I mention travelling via the then new airport in 2001 narrowly missing out on landing at its predecessor Hellinikon. In the third instalment of the ‘In Search of…’ blogs I went to visit the old and now ghostly aerodrome and was surprised at what I found (other than tumbleweed). Navigational errors mark the beginning of this adventure – I know I’m close but it just looks like an urban street; houses and a kids park with swings so I turn off and find…read more