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Parents club prepares for Oktoberfest Organized by the Our Lady of Fatima Parents Club, Oktoberfest includes about 150 different kinds of beer and more than 20 types of barbecued sausage, along with wine. The event is modeled after the world-famous celebration of Bavarian culture in Munich … Count Sarah Palin among the sane who clearly …

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Cephalonia Kefalonia

Cephalonia Cephalonia is mountainous, sprawling, and pine-covered. It is the largest of the Ionian Islands. Among its many attractions are the Mycenaean tombs, ancient mosaics, and medieval castles. Tourist centers are located among pine-tree groves and next to sandy beaches, bays, and headlands. Argostoli, the principal town, lies on an inlet deep in Livadi Bay …

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KYTHIRA

Kythira Kythira can be reached from Pireaus, Gythion, or Monemvasia. It is one of the seven Ionian islands, the Eptanissa, but geographically it belongs to the Peloponnese since it lies south of the Laconic Gulf. This mythical island of Aphrodite was a Minoan and then a Phoenician colony before belonging to the Lacedaemonians, in the …

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Ancient CORINTH

The ruins of this once splendid city lie high up on a hill above the modern town, overlooking both the Corinth and the Saronicos Gulfs. In fact, ancient Corinth owed its power and wealth to this advantageous position between two large harbors, Lechaion in the Gulf of Corinth and Kechreae on the Saronic Gulf. Corinth …

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Latest Oktoberfest News

BMW Built A One-Off M3 “Münchner Wirte” For Oktoberfest [w/Video] In addition, the livery includes depictions of Munich landmarks (such as the Olympic Stadium, Siegestor, Frauenkirche church, and BMW’s headquarters – the “four-cylinder” building), a roast chestnut seller, and the Wiesn-Schänke beer tent at the Oktoberfest. Read more on Carscoops (blog) British-born actress Emily Blunt …

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Chalkidiki – Introduction

Southeast of Thessalonike lies the peninsula of Chalkidiki. Its three long “fingers” – Cassandra, Sithonia, and Athos – stretch out across the Aegean.The peninsula has been richly endowed by Nature: along the delicate tracery of the coastline a string of enchanting coves and bays alternate with rocky headlands and beaches of golden sand, while groves …

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How To Get To Mt. Athos

The visitor can take a boat from Ouranoupolis to Daphne ( journey time 1.30-2 hrs. ). Information on boat schedules from tel.23770/71149, fax.79016, and the Ouranoupolis Harbor Police, tel.23770/71248. Occasional kayaks run from Ierissos to the monasteries of the north-eastern coast. For information, contact Ierissos Harbor Police, tel. 23770/22576. FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE HOLY MOUNTAIN …

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Chalkidiki – Spa’s, Marina’s, Food And Sports

There is a spa at Loutra Aghias Paraskevis in Cassandra, 85 km., south of Polygyros. Water temp.: 39° C. The installations consist of a hydrotherapy center with two common baths for the treatment of skin diseases, gynecological diseases, rheumatic ailments, arthropathy. Information from tel/fax no. 23740/61439.Information from the marina: 2310/444598, 444594-5, and the Port Authority: …

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Central GREECE

This part of mainland Greece is one of the largest in the country, extending from the Aegean Sea in the east to the Ionian Sea in the west. In the south, it embraces the Saronic and the Corinth Gulfs and reaches northwards as far as Thessaly ( For Attica see pages 18-37 ). Central Greece …

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