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The begining of the trip: Santorini (Thira), Greece

When I arrive to a new city or area, I like to take a look around. Usually, the cities are designed for the inhabitants and for the activities that they developed. So, if you pay attention you can understand it. I like to go to the highest point in the area, from where I can see the landscape. From there I try to recognize the terrain locating the strategic points for every community: water, food sources, defensive needs, communications, garbage […]

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Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus from the plane Mount Olympus in Greece View of the mas during the climb to the Mount Olympus Mount Olympus: Myticas, Skala and Skolio Moun Olympus Summit View The valley to one side under the summit of Moutn Olympus Dangerous fall The channel of ascent and descent to the top of the Mount Olympus
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Moon jelly medusa

Aurelia aurita or common jellyfish

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Barrel of oil found in Elafonisi, Crete (Greece)

It is not uncommon for some ships to dump garbage into the sea or clean dirty tanks when they are distant from shore. Sea currents, or storms or tides end up dragging the content to the beaches, making the location of the polluter almost impossible. Other times they argue that they “lost” the load in bad weather. Ironically this happened the day before Earth Day, April 21, 2006 at Elafonisi Beach: “The Amazing Pink Beach Of Crete”. The island is […]

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