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Panoramabillede af Tzatzanis Georgios EXPERT Taget 13:27, 20/08/2010 - Views loading...

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Little Waterfalls

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A: High Rock

Af Tzatzanis Georgios, 390 meter væk

Excellent place to see the valley till Mt Athos.

High Rock

B: Edessa Panorama Lift

Af Branimir Minkov, 410 meter væk

This is the 360 degree panoramic lift in the Greek town of Edessa running to the waterfalls. A nice v...

Edessa Panorama Lift

C: walking beneath the waterfalls

Af Tzatzanis Georgios, 470 meter væk

Edessa (Έδεσσα), the capital of the prefecture, is built on the plateau between Vermio and Vora, with...

walking beneath the waterfalls

D: The Waterfalls of Edessa

Af Tzatzanis Georgios, 490 meter væk

The waterfalls of Edessa didn't use to be the same as they are now. Until the end of the 14th century...

The Waterfalls of Edessa

E: Edessa Waterfall in Winter

Af Branimir Minkov, 500 meter væk

The day after New Year's eve we had an excursion to Edessa and visited the 70 meters high waterfall. ...

Edessa Waterfall in Winter

F: flamouria "bunalakia"

Af Tzatzanis - Maravelakis, 6.1 km væk

This place has name "bounalakia".This place has natural beauty and it has panoramic view.Excursion pl...

flamouria "bunalakia"

G: Village Agios Pavlos

Af Nikos Biliouris, 17.2 km væk

The village Agios Pavlos in Naoussa (Katsoufliani is its traditional name), a marvelous site, within ...

Village  Agios Pavlos

H: Cherry2hdrres

Af Nikos Biliouris, 17.2 km væk

Cherry2hdrres

I: Genitsaroi and Boules

Af Nikos Biliouris, 18.8 km væk

Sunday of the Carnival. The gathering of the group: The young man dressed up from the previous evenin...

Genitsaroi and Boules

J: Genitsari at the Alonia

Af Nikos Biliouris, 18.8 km væk

Boules are a very old carnival custom of the town of Naoussa. It is very difficult for us today to di...

Genitsari at the Alonia

Dette panorama blev taget i Greece, Europe

Dette er et overblik over Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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