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  Basketball: Gist to face punishment for
Basketball: Gist to face punishment for dopingYahoo Singapore NewsPanathinaikos' American power forward James Gist is to face a sports judge for punishment after the National Anti-Doping Council announced Friday that a second test sample of the player showed positive for marijuana use. Greek media speculated that the ...and more »
Posted on 8 May 2015 | 11:41 am
  Celestyal Cruises Kicks-Off Mediterranean
TravelPulseCelestyal Cruises Kicks-Off Mediterranean Cruise Season With Bonus SavingsTravelPulse... in October 2015 that sails to picture postcard, off-the-beaten path destinations in the Adriatic and the Ionian, including Bari and Venice (Chioggia) in Italy, Dubrovnik in Croatia, Kotor in Montenegro, Saranda in Albania, and Corfu and Patras in ...
Posted on 7 May 2015 | 1:12 pm
  Migrants take shelter in the Greek town of
The Globe and MailMigrants take shelter in the Greek town of PatrasThe Globe and MailAfghan, Iranian and Sudanese immigrants, living precariously in abandoned factories in Patras, southwest Greece, try to stow away on nearby ferries to Italy as they seek a better life in Europe beyond crisis-hit Greece. Shocked after as many as 900 ...At Greek port, migrants dream and despair in abandoned factoriesYahoo News UKMigrants at Greek Port Desperate to Board Ferries to ItalyNBCNews.comall 24 news articles »
Posted on 6 May 2015 | 10:54 am
  May 3: International Eat a Pitogyro Day -
Greek ReporterMay 3: International Eat a Pitogyro DayGreek ReporterAfter the event success in Thessaloniki, people in Patras have announced that they will also be taking part in this celebration to honor their favorite Greek food. The announcement and organization of International Eat a Pitogyro Day shows that even ...
Posted on 3 May 2015 | 7:02 am
  Greek Cinema Channel Broadcasts Greek
Greek ReporterGreek Cinema Channel Broadcasts Greek Orthodox Liturgies in the USGreek ReporterAs of last Easter, Greeks living abroad are able to watch all the Easter liturgies from St. Andrew church in Patras, Greece live via the Greek Cinema Channel. Apart from the United States, the channel also broadcasts in Canada and Australia ...
Posted on 1 May 2015 | 12:10 pm
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  Huge rise in migrants trying to reach EU via
A migrant tries to sneak under a truck that briefly stopped at a traffic light at a ferry terminal in Patras, Greece(Yannis Behrakis/Reuters) Many of the migrants come from Sudan, Iran and Afghanistan and live in two abandoned factories opposite the main ...
Posted on 14 May 2015 | 9:15 pm
  Surprises from shared bookcases
Pirsig’s “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” aboard a ferry across the Ionian Sea from Brindisi, Italy, before leaving it in a bookcase somewhere in Patras, Greece, for someone else’s general enlightenment. My sleeping bag rolled out on the ...
Posted on 11 May 2015 | 10:22 am
  Patras Carnival Kicks Off With a Message to
The carnival is a large celebration taking place in Patras, Greece, and city mayor Kostas Peletidis used this opportunity to send a message to young Greeks. “Youth refuses to drown in misery,” he said during the opening ceremony that took place in ...
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 2:51 am
  Think Silicon Ltd. Welcomes Former MIPS and
PATRAS, Greece and SAN JOSE, California, December 19, 2014 -- Think Silicon Ltd., today announced the appointment of Gideon Intrater and Stefanos Sidiropoulos to the company's Advisory Board. "We are excited to welcome Gideon and Stefano to our newly ...
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:02 pm
  Migrants strawberry pickers protest in
This content has not been independently verified. Migrants, from Bangladesh, who work as strawberry pickers at fields in Nea Manolada, Greece, protest in Patras. They shouted slogans against the landowner who shot them last year after they demanded their ...
Posted on 14 July 2014 | 10:16 pm
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  MWC_Villas: Kalimera apo #Nafpaktos #Patras
MWC_Villas: Kalimera apo #Nafpaktos #Patras #greece Repost from takeyourp@@@port - The beauty of taking a… https://t.co/jTbqlfxsQ9
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
  maburchill: Words cannot describe how
maburchill: Words cannot describe how excited I am to make the journey to Patras Greece for Marios & Nelly 's wedding!... http://t.co/915RpKWeAc
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
  QuakesZone: #Earthquake magnitude 4.2 - 65.6
QuakesZ@@&e: #Earthquake magnitude 4.2 - 65.6 km from #Patras - #Greece http://t.co/LvCwu1fMKI http://t.co/w30uudd62a
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
  djaleole: Some cool pics from the last party
djaleole: Some cool pics from the last party at Patras, Greece!! http://t.co/0LYXNQsIHd
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
  Heath_Lei: We may not have it all together,
Heath_Lei: We may not have it all together, but together we have it all! ❤️ @ Patras, Greece https://t.co/BQwXDNMKC4
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
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  Resolved Question: How do I get to Syracuse
I am planning on visiting a friend in Greece before heading to where I've booked my holiday this year: Syracuse in Sicily. I'm hoping I can get there directly by ferry. Can I? If not, what is the best way to get there from Patras in Greece?
Posted on 24 May 2012 | 8:40 am
  Resolved Question: How to travel by
Posted on 23 January 2012 | 10:00 am
  Resolved Question: What is the geography of
I need at least a paragraph! Thanks :)
Posted on 29 November 2011 | 8:42 pm
  Resolved Question: Travelling in Greece from
In July, me and two friends are traveling from Italy to Greece arriving in Patras by ferry before traveling to Athens on the same day. I was wondering if anyone has any details on the trains at the moment because I've read various things about the rail connection and cannot get any information from the OSE website. Also, does anyone know if the Greece plus interrail pass would work if the train has been changed to a bus connection? We're also travelling from Athens to Thessaloniki so any extra information about rail travel in Greece would be really useful =)
Posted on 13 April 2011 | 12:24 pm
  Resolved Question: What is the train station
I am trying SO hard to book train seats for my spring break trip that is coming up. I am doing it on the Eurail website. I have tried looking for a Patras train station (which I have seen on MANY sites is right by the ferries), but an actual NAME of the station does not exist anywhere that I have looked online! Can anyone PLEASE help me? Thanks!
Posted on 15 February 2011 | 3:38 pm
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