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Reading about the Asclepion  
   

Reading about the Asclepion

Asclepios was a figure of tremendous importance in medical history. Hippocrates studied medicine here. We enjoyed reading a translated version of the Hippocratic Oath.
Day trip to Greece

August 19th 2007
Geo: 36.7951, 27.1393Yesterday we bought our tickets for a day trip to Kos, Greece, which is about an hour away from Bodrum by ferry. This morning we got up and out the door by 8am so that we could make the 9:30 launch. It's a complicated business going from Turkey to Greece. You have to do passport checks before you leave and when you arrive both ways. Since we were with a large group o ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Kos

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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