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St George the Mandilas at Meteora

Upon seeing the seriously wounded man on the ground they immediately realized that the Muslim man had slim chances to win the day. So all they could do was to advice his wife to turn to Saint George and prey on him for help….

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Distinguished EPITAFIOS in Athens
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Some of you are going to be in Athens during Easter, so we thought it would be nice if you knew where to find the most picturesque and traditional EPITAFIOS …

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Thermal Spas to Heal your Body, Mind, Soul
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Here is a good number of them where the water is considered extremely good and healing for the body. Almost all of them are in places of great beauty, green and quite serene…

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Martis or Martia
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… You are supposed to wear it during the whole month and then, when the first swallows are back ,..

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Carnival in Greece: Naoussa
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The clothing, the grouping, the adoration, the itinerary, the musical repertory, the dances, the barrel organs and the participants preserve the same rules through centuries….

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Carnival or Apokries in Greece
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This festival dates back to Dionyssus,
the ancient Greek god of wine and fun …

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Carnival in Greece: GAITANAKI (dance)
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One person is holding a wooden pole with 12 ribbons hanging from its top. The ribbons have different colours and every person is holding a ribbon.

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Christmas Customs in Greece
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our customs are quite interesting and some of them date back into history.
Let’s see some of them:

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The buried statues of war

During a period of six months prior to the German invasion of Greece a group of workers and archaeologists was digging the floors of the National Archeological Museum to bury Athens’s most valuable treasures: its Kouroi and Lekythoi.

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Clean Monday: the tradition, the food, the wine pairing
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So how do you “dress” the Clean Monday table with suitable wine? Well, it’s easier than you’d think…
by Ted Lelekas, published on: ilovegreekwine.com

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