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George and Michael in Snow  

George and Michael in Snow

Week 9 in Greece

January 7th 2009
Week 9 in Greece New Year’s Day and we cut the Vasilopita ( New Year Day Cake, which is a yeast based bread with 2009 indicated on the top. They put a Euro coin in the cake and who gets it when you cut the cake has the prospects of good luck. Michael got one coin and there was a shared one between our son Nicholas and his Greek cousin, Elizabet. The reason why there were 2 coins was Michael ... read more
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Greek Flag Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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