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Ainslie Waldron

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May 27th

Mamma Mia

You know the scene in the film where Meryl Streep is on the mountain path on the way to church singing her heart out? Well I often wondered why they chose such an out of the way, hard to get to, church.  Now i know.  It's the same in each of the Greek islands we have visited.  The churches (which are usually tiny compared to ours) are mostly high up on the tops of hills with no roads, only footpaths. They are all over the islands, near every small village.  This photo is one on the hillside opposite our house. It is typical.  They mostly are white with blue shutters and doors. I am told they are up high so that they are near to God and heaven.    

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