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The Rotunda  

The Rotunda

Converted to a mosque by the Ottomans, but no reference to this part of history despite the minaret, and Arabic script and art all over the interior.
Mainland Greece Day 2: Opinions in Thessaloniki

May 12th 2009
Today is another day that feels longer than a day. It is easy to forget that this morning we were in Meteora, then on a train, then all over Thessaloniki, and now on a train again! We are on the Philia Express on our way to Istanbul now, not a lot of Philia toward Istanbul from Greece though, as it is only a three wagon sleeper. The nice part is we are really moving fast. The Philia is also on ... 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
12th April 2012

You guys are just fantastic. Simply brilliant picture.

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