Friday, 25 July 2014

If you go down, to the sea cave today ...

You may get a surprise ...

It's been widely reported here, that some tourists swam into a sea cave, over on Skopelos. Only to find out they were not alone. A Mediterranean Monk Seal, was in the cave.

Monachus Monachus, as he prefers to be known, defended his or her territory. This resulting in a fractured arm, and puncture wounds, from bites from the seal. The tourist will dine out on this experience, however thanks to a resolute defence, thankfully Monachus Monachus, did not ...

It's widely believed that Monachus Monachus, is just a resident of the marine park, north of Alonissos. However ask any local fisherman, and he will advise otherwise. I have seen them in the harbour, in both summer and winter ...


Late news:

Tonight is the last friday in July, the chapel, at Aghia Pareskevi, is celebrating its annual festival. The celebration of Agrinipra, who gave all her wealth , to the poor, and to the church. She is said to be the protector of the eyes, and saint of the blind ...

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