Familiarization

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“Kalin imeran archondes” (“good day Lords”)
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If someone rings your doorbell early in the morning of 24, 31 December or 5 January, don’t think it’s a naughty neighbor determined to wake you up, it will probably be children singing the “calanda”, the Greek Christmas carols

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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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Mischievous creatures !
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Now, whenever everything goes wrong one day, you know why!
Put the blame on the Kalikantzari

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Italia is not so far away after all !!!

…It’s an old Neoclassical Athinian building, in one of the most beautiful pedestrian roads of Pagrati, Ironda str, that brings back memories of old Athens. Now, the food is another story…

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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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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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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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Athens Transport e-Tickets and e-Cards
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Everything you need to know about Athens Transport e-Tickets and e-Cards !
The Ath.ena Ticket, The personalized Ath.ena Card, The anonymous Ath.ena Card
tickets to the Athens Airport, A very helpful and informative post not only for residents but for visitors and tourists

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