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Articles, comments, essays and tales about Greece, travel stories, its culture, history and its inhabitants.

Why Didn't The Egyptians Build Pyramids In Paris? - It was just a botanical matter, the existence of adequate vegetation what allowed the first inhabitants of Greece, Turkey and Lebanon to expand their dominions and explore distant lands, and eventually that led to the present state of Western culture.

Adventure, Gaming And Gambling - Dice are portable, small, cheap and very handy; they were invented in fact by people living under conditions requiring such qualities from a game: dice were invented by a certain man called Palamedes, who was a soldier in one of the armies of Greece, where at his time, a couple of centuries before our era, siege warfare was in vogue, when city-states pitted each against another.

Plato's Republic - An analysis about Plato's views on the organisation of a society.

Self-discipline as your engine for success (I) - Even the Greeks found out that armies should be ideally comprised by friends who would fight to the last in order to protect each other; the battle for the Thermopylae is a classical example of the use of this doctrine.

Regions, Continents and Countries - Articles, essays, comments and tales about different regions, continents and countries of the world dealing in each with case aspects of their society, culture, economy, geography, folklore, history, regional products, sports and outdoor activities, and other things of interest fot any traveller.

Geography and Outdoors / Navigation and Maps - Learn how to navigate using maps, a compass, gps systems or simply by observing natural formations - Find your way whenever you get lost in the wilderness.

Travel and Tourism - Advice and recommendations for travellers and tourists - Avoid complications in your trips.

Arts, Crafts and Artists - An assortment of articles dealing with our ways to express, create and learn about arts and crafts, as well as artistic products in the context of history, museums and various disciplines such as plastic and performing arts, cienam, photography, literature, etc.

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Outdoor Photography - Recommendations and advice for photographers and people who like to make pictures out in the wilderness.

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