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Saints Taxiarches (Άγιοι Ταξιάρχε) Church, Exarchos, Greece

Sometimes Google translate does not get things right at all. When I tried to translate the Greek word “Ταξιάρχε” with Google Translate, Google told me it meant “Taxi Drivers.” In fact, the term – Taxiarches – in English/Latin letters refers in Greek Orthodoxy to one or both of the archangels – Michael and/or Gabriel. In …

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St. Nicholas Church – Exarchos, Greece

For the second year in a row, I’m spending some time in the small Greek village of Exarchos, which geographically is in Central Greece, and located within the prefecture of “Fthiotida,” (try pronouncing that – our English language never puts an “F” sound directly in front of “TH” so it is not a natural thing …

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Greek Telecom Companies – Truly Disappointing Wind & Cosmote

A warning about Wind Hellas and Cosmote – two of the major telecom companies in Greece that provide internet, mobile phone and landline phone service. If you are planning on visiting Greece for an extended time and think it should be fairly simple to get internet service, you would be wrong. Truly, these companies are …

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