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submitted by James Prineas on 06.06.2003

St. George 2

St. George 2
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The monastery of St. George, overlooking Avlemonas on the north-east coast of the island. There is something magical about this monastery - the earth hums up there, and you feel like you are sitting on the navel of the earth. Four thousand years ago hundreds of pilgrims would ascend the mountain before dawn from the shore at Skandia (Paliopoly) bearing gifts for their sun-goddess.

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