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Sunrise over the Aegean Sea  
   

Sunrise over the Aegean Sea

Last days in Greece

June 12th 2018
On Monday, we docked and went on a tour of the Sanctuary of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Those words are easy to write, but the feeling in the place is impossible to describe. First of all, it is humbling to think that this is the place that the Olympic flame is lit every two years, once for the Summer and once for the Winter games. Second, the site is huge, with buildings the ath ... 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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