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On my summer vacation ...

...THING I SAW WAS: Nearly all of the Greek Islands were beautiful, the temple of Poseidon towering over the blue-green Aegean Sea and the many mosques of Istanbul, including the Blue Mosque with its seven minarets. THE BEST THING I ATE WAS: The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/01/liv_266872.shtml
Life & style
Opening ceremony is a secret of Olympic proportions

...about another 2,000 will be used as support staff. Has Papaioannou dreamed up a set of flowing water symbolizing the Aegean Sea? Perhaps. Construction crews have dug a large hole in the middle of the 75,000-seat stadium. Workers at the site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/oly_418306.shtml
Olympics
Police told to maintain guard during Olympics

...Patras and Iraklion on the island of Crete. The delegation also plans inspections along Greece's northern border and Aegean Sea islands, which are used as gateways by illegal immigrants trying to enter Greece. According to the chief of Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/oly_418416.shtml
Olympics
Rowers try to stay afloat in Olympic test

...would deal with the winds in the remaining days. Forecasts predict gale-force winds of up to 39 mph in parts of the Aegean Sea, which is near the coastal rowing center in Schinias, a popular windsurfing site about 18 miles from Athens. Rowing's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/07/oth_383434.shtml
Other sports
Cool visual effects don't save '300'

...Greek for "Hot Gates," for the sulfur springs in the area) was a pass in ancient Greece, near an inlet of the Aegean Sea. The pass was the main route by which an invading army could penetrate from the north into southern Greece. In ancient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/08/mov_119366.shtml
Movies
Museum briefs

...would open in April. The rooms hold more than 3,000 ancient artifacts, including rare Bronze Age murals from the Aegean Sea island of Santorini. "Eight rooms will house pottery, pre-classical pottery, and one is dedicated to the civilization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/17/art_440134.shtml
Arts
Power outages hit Athens, parts of Greece

...were reported as far as Larissa, about 155 miles north of Athens, parts of the southern Peloponnesus region and some Aegean Sea islands. The fire department received hundreds of calls about people trapped in elevators. The blackout also created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/13/oly_422057.shtml
Olympics
Homer's ancient was much different than Hollywood's Troy

...narrow waterway through which ships have to pass from the Aegean Sea to enter the Black Sea. "Troy was probably an international...vulnerable to jealous neighbors. Troy was across the Aegean Sea from the Greek city-states and on the fringes of Anatolia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/21/mov_419698.shtml
Movies
Winds halt pre-Olympic rowing event

...last days." Gusts hitting more than 32 mph churned waters on the 1.2-mile course, which was built near a popular Aegean Sea sailboarding site. Winds were forecast to reach more than 47 mph, or a strong gale, later Thursday. Gusts ripped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/08/oth_383556.shtml
Other sports
A director's Odyssey

...complicated, but still I am sure that someone will return to it." The Odyssey was shot in Fethiye, Turkey, on the Aegean Sea, a locale that Mr. Konchalovsky said is "preserved more as Greece was 3,000 years ago: less developed, with pine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/18/ent_208485.shtml
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