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Parga, Epirus, Greece :: The city and the port of Parga

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The city of Parga and the port with Kryoneri beach and the fort on the peninsula. Photo taken from the pier. Parga városa és a kikötő, előtérben a mólóval, háttérben az erőddel, a Paleoparga heggyel és a dombokkal, valamint a Kryoneri stranddal.

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A: Parga harbour at night

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Parga  harbour at night

B: Parga Boardwalk

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Parga Boardwalk

C: Islet of Parga (Islet of Virgin Mary)

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Islet of Parga (Islet of Virgin Mary)

D: Downhill in the streets of Parga

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Downhill in the streets of Parga

E: Parga islands from the Venetian castle forest

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Parga islands from the Venetian castle forest

F: Scenery Painter in action at Parga

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Scenery Painter in action at Parga

G: Peek at Valtos beach from top of Parga

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Peek at Valtos beach from top of Parga

H: Valtos Beach

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Valtos Beach

I: Ali Pasa Castle

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Ali Pasa Castle

J: Arillas Beach

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Arillas Beach

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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. 

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