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After 25 centuries, The Temple of Apollo in Corinth is illuminated for first time.

After 25 centuries, The Temple of Apollo in Corinth is illuminated for first time.

Since its construction from around 540 B.C., it’s been hard to miss the Temple of Apollo in Corinth, about 50 miles southwest of the Greek capital of Athens. However it was always a site that you may only visit during the day. On Saturday the 26th of January 2013 is when the popular tourist attraction was lit up at night for the first time.
The project to illuminate the temple began in summer 2012, with a study carried out by the 17th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, which oversees the safeguard, conservation and administration of Hellenic heritage in the area. (more…)

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World Rally Championship - 59th Acropolis Rally – May 24-27, 2012

Acropolis Rally – May 24-27, 2012

Known as the Rally of Gods, the Acropolis Rally is a well-established round of the World Rally Championship (WRC). The Acropolis rally is an experience with nature, a contact with all the physical elements of the environment – earth, air, & sun.

Searing ambient temperatures, rocky, undulating roads and dust combine to make Acropolis Rally of Greece one of the most difficult and taxing on the World Rally Championship calendar; where driver and vehicle are pushed to the limit in this uncompromising test of both endurance and skill. Being one of the most iconic events in the sport, coupled with its renowned difficultly means that winning it earns a significant level of kudos for the pilot & co-pilot, team and manufacturer. A true test of Machine and Man, this is a very challenging rally. (more…)