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Winter Dip – Swim Race To The Cross – January 6

swimmers racing to be the first to touch the cross in lavrio, greece

January 6th is a big holiday in Greece – and considered by many to be the last day of the Christmas Season. Most businesses are closed on this day, the Day of Ephiphany or as some call it, “The Three Kings Day.” The religious holiday celebrates the day of Jesus Christ’s baptism by John The …

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Profitas Elias Greek Orthodox Church – Lavreotiki

I still enjoy looking at the architecture of old (and not so old) churches, although over the years, I’ve rejected many of the faith teachings of them. Today, I visited the area of a remarkable Greek Orthodox Church located only about a ten minute or less drive away. I did not pull right up close …

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Lucky Photo Encounter – Canadair CL-125 Water Bombers

“What is that noise?” I asked myself as I headed towards the patio. I knew it was an airplane, but what could be flying so close and at low altitude? Thankfully I had my camera on the table with the 70-300mm lens as I realized there were two low flying aircraft, and flying right in …

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