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Whirlwind sweeps over Kalamata in West Peloponnese (videos, picts)

A whirlwind swept over the city of Kalamata on Tuesday and created havoc, at the same time when a storm was striking the city in South-West Peloponnese. It was short after 2 o’ clock in the afternoon, when the whirlwind started to be formed and move towards the city. The …

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Holy Thursday on Patmos: The rite of Washing of the Feet (video)

With particular magnificence and religious devoutness the rite of Washing of the Feet was performed on the island of the Apocalypse, Patmos, on Holy Thursday during the Passion Week of the Greek Orthodox Easter. The religious rite is the recreation of what Jesus did before the beginning of the Last …

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Impressive waterspout off the island of Syros (video)

An impressive waterspout was formed close to the island of Syros in central Cyclades on Sunday afternoon. Locals and tourists in Makris Gyalos were stunned to watch how the phenomenon which is rather rare in the area. The waterspout ‘swallowed’ the sea water ςιτη ιμμενσε ποςερ and was visibly weakened …

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Scientists divided on the origin of mysterious crater in Viotia (video)

A mysterious crater is located on a slope of Parnassos Mountain. With a diameter of 200 meters, it impresses and awes the few visitors who have seen it. Seen from above it looks mysterious like an extraterrestrial spectacle. The crater is located near the village Vasiliki and it dominates the …

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Carnival The Night Parade: 40,000 march through Patras – LIVE Stream

The Night Parade of Greece’s biggest and most famous Carnival in Patras started on Saturday night. Estimated 40,000 carnivalists are currently marching through the streets of the port city in West Peloponnese. As the live stream concluded midnight Saturday, below is a recorded video form the Night Parade. According to …

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The emblematic Keritis Bridge suffered irreparable damage (video)

The images break one’s heart. For 111 years the bridge of Keritis was standing over Alkianos    River. The emblematic construction surrendered to the force of nature and the human negligence and suffered irreparable damage. It broke down into pieces on February 25, 2019  when a disastrous weather front struck the …

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Weather damages in Crete’s infrastructure may exceed €100mn (videos)

The video shot by a drone shows the damages and the floods in Chania Prefecture caused by barometric low Okeanis that stroke the West past of Crete with powerful rainfalls. It is mostly the infrastructure on the island that suffered immense destruction due to landslides and soil erosion. The road …

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Soil erosion threatens villages on Crete, Army installs portable bridges

Following days of powerful rainfalls, soil erosion threatens villages in Platanias Municipality, Crete. With portable, prefabricated bridges the Greek Army tries to re-connect villages with the outside world, after several main bridges collapsed. The video shows the moment when the historical Keritis bridge over Alikianos River collapses as its foundation …

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Breathtaking rescue of Greek captain by Portuguese Air Force (video)

Breathtaking rescue of a Greek captain by a helicopter of the Portuguese Air Force in the sea of Azores amid 10-meter high waves. Oil tanker Minerva Gloria had to interrupt her voyage from Venezuela to Germany and headed for Azores, after the 47-year old Greek Captain had fallen seriously ill …

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“Oh My Greece! Unlock The Feeling” video features tourism campaign – & Poll

Greece’s new tourism campaign to the world markets was presented on Wednesday at a special event by Marketing Greece, the company of the Greek Tourism Enterprises Union that is responsible for of targeted promotional actions. This year’s promotion campaign is entitled “Oh My Greece! Unlock the Feeling.” The campaign focuses …

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Horror Job: Divers clean the Sharks tank in Cretan Aquarium (video)

Cleaning inside a water tank where four sharks are swimming around is not a job that everyone would love to do. In the Aquarium in Chania Prefecture on the island of Crete, it is the courageous divers who do the job so that visitors get a good view of the …

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Video from inside plane after turbulence on flight to Chania

Turbulence during the flight from Athens to Chania. Passengers seem cool, despite the strong trembling. Are they afraid? Most likely…. For almost two hours the pilot of Flight 344 of Olympic Air was struggling against powerful winds and rain. He had left the Athens airport for Chania, Crete, where he …

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Ferry boat sailing in the Ionian Sea by 9-10 Beaufort (video)

Huge waves swallow again and again the bow of ferry boat ASTERION II as it sails from Italy to Greece. Ferry boat “Asterion II” was sailing from Venice in Italy to Patras, Greece. While it was at the Strait of Otranto that connects the Adriatic with the Ionian Sea, powerful …

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“Enjoy the View!” Impressing landing in snowy Thessaloniki airport (video)

The pilot of an Airbus 320 landed in “Macedonia” airport in snowy Thessaloniki, North Greece. On that specific snowy day, on January 4th 2019, the visibility was low, a phenomenons that occurs often in Macedonia airport. According to YouTube Channel “Pilots View” it was the pilot who shot the video …

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“Greece-A 365 Day Destination” voted World’s Best Tourism Film 2018 (video)

One more award for the tourism film “Greece – A 365 Day Destination.” The film won the “People’s Choice” Award World´s Best Tourism Film 2018 of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the biggest competition to reward the World’s Best Tourism Films and World’s Best Tourism Commercials. The …

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