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Alphabet Photo Challenge: “L” is for Lake Kerkini

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{All photos were taken on November 25, 2012}

 

My Lake Kerkini Postcard. I tried to create an Autumn mood here, if you think this is good, let me know. If not, help me criticize by commenting below. Thank you!

Last Winter, I went on trip with one of the Filipino organizations in Northern Greece. One of our destinations was Lake Kerkini. It is located in the prefecture of Serres, Macedonia region.  From the town of Serres, it is  35-40 km away; 100 km from Thessaloniki city, and 50 km from the border of Bulgaria. It is surrounded by the mountains of Belles & Mavrovouni. The river where the lake is situated, is called “Strymonas / Struma River.” The lake has a pear-shape and is one of the most important wetlands in Europe. As the season changes every year, the migrating birds come and go, too. There are 300 species of birds found on the lake. More info here.

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Alphabet Photo Challenge: “I” is for ISLA!

It’s a new week and I am joining again Frizztext’s challenge! It’s the letter “I” this time. Because it is summer, let me introduce a summer place in Northern Greece. It is called, “ISLA.” It is the name of a beach bar in 2nd leg, Sithonia, of Halkidiki. Located in the shore or coast of Kalogria, “Isla” is one of the newly discovered places we found this year in Halkidiki.  It is next to Makednos Hotel beach bar.

But first, let me do a vocabulary check of this word. Continue reading

Alphabet Photo Challenge: GGG!!!

G – is for Garden Decorations

{ This is in response to the weekly activity of Frizztext. }


During a beach excursion with Mr. Hubby and a friend: We went to 2nd leg of Halkidiki, Sithonia. On our way, we stopped at a bakery to get snacks. We passed through many flower shops. Then there was a huge garden store which has these lovely garden pots & decors.
{taken @ July 20,2013}