It’s not everyday that you find a place where you feel like you belong, and when you do it feels like coming home after an exhaustingly long trip.
I’ve been coming to Athens since I was a little girl. To put it simply it’s my home; I’m not Greek but I feel like I belong here more than anywhere else I’ve ever been to.
Coming from a culture where your reputation is dictated by every move you make, where your labeled depending on who you hang out with or where you go. where a simple mistake can destroy how people perceive you is very asphyxiating.
When I’m in Athens I feel like I can be myself without being judged. I can go where I want, I can do whatever I want. I can let my freak flag fly without worry. I can be the mermaid I always knew I was despite growing up in city in the middle of a desert!
I can live.
I can breath…
It’s unlike any other place I’ve ever been; it feels so good to be back home.
The picture is all natural with no filter!