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Mount Olympus  

Mount Olympus

Turkish Ruins and the Wrath of Zeus

October 2nd 2010
Thessaloniki and Litochoro. After our time in the islands with family, we flew up to Thessaloniki in Macedonia/North Greece. It was a nice change of pace and was an opportunity to see the Turkish history in that part of Greece, as well as taste alot of amazing northern Greek foods. After leaving the city we headed to Litochoro, the town at the base of Mount Olympus. We attempted to climb it, ... read more
Europe » Greece » Central Macedonia

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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