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Pelion Peninsula the home of the Centaur

April 27th 2011
Tuesday 26th April 2011 South today initially on the motorway that runs north / south connecting Thessaloniki with Athens. This briefly gives way to a single carriageway road through the Tempi Gorge / The Vale of Tempe celebrated by Greek poets as a favorite haunt of Apollo and the Muses, The valley is 10 kilometres long and as narrow as 25 metres in places, with cliffs nearly 500 metres high. ... 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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