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Victory for MIP in Pireaus

The team from MIP Politecnico di Milano almost had the perfect regatta, securing first place in the first five races, before dropping to third for the final competition. 161 more words


Overnight Ferry to Crete

Still day 5 and I feel like I have done so much and covered so much ground already. Now it was time to leave the mainland for a couple of weeks. 504 more words


'Next Stop, Paros'

A quick summary of what to do when ferrying out into the islands as I begin my post:

  1. Bring a backpack – one that holds everything you have and distributes the weight evenly on both shoulders.Do not bring a trolley bag or anything that is too heavy/inconvenient to bring around as you walk around before boarding the ferry.
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Greece 2017. Part One: Piraeus

The port of Piraeus is a lively and bustling community of winding streets, hotels, apartments, and shops. As the maritime gateway to Athens, its three harbors stretch for miles around the shoreline, providing numerous docks for cruise ships, fishing boats, and private yachts.  283 more words


Sailing the Peloponnese peninsula (Part 1)

Athens was modernised and spruced up for the 2004 Olympic games and is really quite smart these days, and perhaps surprisingly, spotlessly clean. There is a bright and speedy train which transports its passengers, partially above and partially below ground, from ‘Venizelosto’ airport to various stations in the city. 744 more words

‘The Big Marn’ releases first cookbook

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RUGBY league fans know Darryl \u2018The Big Marn\u2019 Brohman for his larger than life personality and fun segment on The Footy Show. 3,052 more words

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