Lessons in language and life on the Greek island of Ikaria


By Anna Hestler
January 31, 2013
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At a mini-market on the Greek island of Ikaria, I study the labels on various items, trying to decipher their meaning. It’s been three days since I left my Greek husband back in New York and dove headfirst into a local language immersion course. I’m feeling a tad out of my depth.