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Rockslides at shipwreck beach Navagio due to Zakynthos earthquake

The 6.8R earthquake that stroke the island of Zakynthos early Friday morning has caused new rockslides  at famous shipwreck beach Navagio that attracts thousands of tourists every year. The impact of earthquake to the beach was revealed by Efthymios Lekkas, Geology Professor and head of the Greek Earthquake Panning and …

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Zakynthos Shipwreck Navagio Beach opens to public again under restrictions

Famous Navagio beach, the Zakynthos shipwreck, was opened to public again, a week after a rockfall on the left side of the shipwreck forced its closure. The opening of the shipwreck beach is under certain restrictions though. According to state broadcaster ERT, the port authorities lifted the ban on Zakynthos …

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Cargo vessel ARSLANBEY runs aground next to sun beds and umbrellas (video)

It was just before Tuesday midnight, when the cargo vessel named ARSLANBEY run aground  on a sandy beach next to sun beds and umbrellas in the north coast of Evia. The vessel with a Turkish name under Panama flag was empty of cargo and was returning to Istanbul,  after having …

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Adam Catsavelos triggers huge outrage in South Africa with racist comments

As if we did not have enough racists at home, now we also import some. A Diaspora Greek from South Africa triggered a huge outrage due to his racist comments. In a video that has gone viral, entrepreneur Adam Catsavelos is heard boasting about being on a Greek beach without …

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Mati video: Dozens trapped on rocky beach desperately waiting for help

Dozens of people are stranded on a rocky beach in Mati. Parents are holding tight their babies, children are crying in their mothers’ arms, elderly are sitting exhausted on the sharp rocks, young couples are hugging each other. Some have covered their heads with wet clothes to reduce exposure to …

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Greeks celebrate 1. May with protest rallies, roasted lamb or at the beach

Thousands of Greeks joined the Workers’ May Day and marched through the streets of Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki and other cities and towns across Greece. The workers’ union of communist party KKE, PAME, opened the traditional strike protests with central slogan against imperialism and “Red May Day.” Communists against Imperialism with …

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Famous Nammos loses beach contract over blocking public access

The Public Assets Department of the Greek Finance Ministry suspended the permission of beach use by famous Nammos restaurant and nightclub on the island of Mykonos. Reason for the suspension was that Nammos owners built a platform and a ramp for a concert in late August thus preventing public access …

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Chalkidiki: how easy is it to claim a beach as “private area”?

Some people cannot wait for the seashore legislation to pass at the Parliament and deliberately moved to call beaches their own. An owner of a land plot in Chalkidiki claimed a part of the beach Kanapitsa in Paliouri village at Kassandra peninsula. He planted cactus and prickly pears on the …

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Military shell from WWII found in Athens beach

That was a real surprise for all those who went to Vouliagmeni beach to enjoy a sea swim on Monday morning. They had to be evacuated when a bather found a military shell from World War II and thus at the bottom of the sea very close to the beach. …

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KTG’s Beach Adventures: Is the Famous “Seventh Wave” the Highest?

They say,  the seventh wave is the highest. We sit at the beach and start counting. The highest wave had just crashed at the beach. Foam and splashes. Millions of water drops. The wave is powerful. It wets our feet up to the calves. It soaks the beach towel. Even though …

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Athens:… and Omonia Sq. was turned into a Fancy Beach!

This day is dedicated to stun Greeks! Multicoloured sun umbrellas, golden sand and orange comfort chairs turned the Omonoia Square in the middle of Athens into a fancy beach! Moms brought their kids, young pairs slipped into their bathing suits and youngsters started to play beach volley in the decayed downtown …

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