A 100+ Year Old Tree Growing Inside A Church In Greece

A 100+ Year Old Tree Growing Inside A Church In Greece

This amazing church is located at Samarina, Greece, built in 1812. It is devoted to Virgin Mary and every year on the 15th of August a great celebration takes place in the village gathering visitors from all over the country. Continue reading »

Rare Snowfall On The Acropolis In Athens, Greece

Rare Snowfall On The Acropolis In Athens, Greece

Millions of snowflakes started to fall short after 6:30 pm on Monday. The much expected snow had arrived in downtown Athens and the suburbs – even those in the south. The snowflakes fell quick and soft and covered first the cars, then the trees and the plants. And had Athenians rushed to their homes. They watched behind their windows how the snow blanket was spreading on the streets and city parks. Continue reading »

“No Place Like Home”, a New Piece by WD on Naxos Island, Greece

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Street artist WD released some images from his latest piece which was recently painted on Naxos Island, a Greek island in the South Aegean, the largest of the Cyclades island group. Continue reading »

Forever Alone: A One Man Village in Greece

Forever Alone: A One Man Village in Greece

A German man from Hamburg, who identifies himself only as Yiorgos, carries wood in the village of Skafi some 500 kms north of Athens, September 27, 2011. Skafi once had a population of about 45 families but today it is populated by Yiorgos alone in the winter and about a dozen elderly Greeks who come in the summer. Greece’s population has shrunk by more than 1 percent over the last 10 years, according to a census carried out earlier this year, thereby bucking the trend of the last few decades. The world’s population is projected to reach 7 billion on 31 October, according to official U.N. population projections, presenting what the United Nations Population Fund called both a challenge and an opportunity. (REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis) Continue reading »