Sunset at Emborios - Kalymnos - Greece
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Sunset at Emborios - Kalymnos - Greece

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Sunset at Emborios in Kalymnos island - One can swim at the lovely surrounding beaches and visit the settlement of Skalia, the site where the ancient borough of Skaliodan possibly once stood, and the beautiful Kastri (castle) of which only some parts of the walls and the tower still stand.

  • Merle Layden 8 months ago
    Excellent. Very representative of the Greek Islands.
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    A: "Church of Agios Georgios - Emborios"

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    B: "Harrys Paradise Garden, Emborios-Kalymnos"

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    D: Agios Konstantinos monastery view - Telendos - Kalymnos

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    E: "Climbing site Grande Grotta - Kalymnos - Greece"

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    F: "Telendos island - Kalymnos"

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    "Telendos island - Kalymnos"

    G: Telendos islet - Kalymnos

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    Telendos islet - Kalymnos

    H: Telendos Island Dodecanese Greece

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    Telendos is a small island 0,5 miles of the coast of Kalymnos. It's a part of Dodecanese island compl...

    Telendos Island Dodecanese Greece

    I: Church of the Holy Cross - 15th century - Kalymnos - Greece

    door Iraklis Kavouklis, 9.2 hier vandaan

    Church of the Holy Cross - 15th century - Kalymnos - Greece Hora was once the capital town of Kalymno...

    Church of the Holy Cross - 15th century - Kalymnos - Greece

    J: War Museum in Lakki on Leros

    door Iraklis Kavouklis, 11.9 hier vandaan

    War Museum in Lakki on Leros

    War Museum in Lakki on Leros

    Dit panorama is genomen in Greece, Europe

    Dit is een overzicht van 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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