(North-Eastern Athens)

Run 1626 (Sunday 15th February 2009)

St. Valentine's "Wear something pink" theme

Hare: The Bookmaker

Photographers: Mad Dog & Prickly Bush

NOTE: Use the horizontal scroll bar (bottom of screen) to view the panoramic photos.


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The starting point & circle:
Latitude 37 57' 04.44'' North
Longitude 23 53' 58.18'' East
Altitude: 125 metres above sea level

Initial air temperature (11.00 hrs) = 07 deg.C

Trail cartographic Length = 9.4 km

Trail from 5.5 Km up


Trail from 15 Km up

Altitude profile of trail. Pretty flat compared to most of our runs.


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St. George's chapel. Note hasher's cars behind the trees.


On On, Saint George!


The Bookmaker, the hare (PB)


Off across the fields


Almond trees - the first to blossom


Imposing entrance to a 800-guest capacity reception venue (Ktima)


The parking area & inner courtyard surrounding the huge main building (note the pool inside)


Checking (PB)


Panoramic view of the vineyards


Typical vines. Note the way they have been trained.


Mud, glorious mud - nothing quite like it for cooling the blood.


Panoramic view of further vineyards with the new Athens Airport in the distance (Note the control tower)


Mad Dog leads the pack! (PB)


Fair Cop feeling the pain


The Bookmaker points out a check (PB)


The Bookmaker (hare) walks on water (good trick if you can pull it off)


More mud & puddles


Returning from a falsie (PB)


Cosy little building a local vineyard owner built -
with handy observation level to watch the vines growing.
(Just chairs & table inside)


Bridge over the Attiki Odos motorway.
Does the trail go that way?? Please no!
It's been long enough!


Record long On In ?


On & On. Maybe it seems so long because it is so boringly straight?



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Fair Cop calls hare Bookmaker into the Hasher's circle


Down down for the hare


Mountain Goat in the circle.


Demonstrating a karate chop?
No, just using his hands while talking.


CU Yannis gets a DIO


Last but not least - Oxymoron gets his well deserved (and long awaited) beer


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The Santa Maria Taverna in Spata (on Elaionos street)


Lower sign says "Open on Sundays at midday"


Hashers have just finished dessert & are feeling well full






To save a photo to your disk drive:
- Internet Explorer - Netscape Navigator - Opera -

(1) Right-click your mouse on the photo
(2) A menu appears
(3) Click on "Save Picture As"
(or "Save Image")
(4) Pull-down the "Save In" menu (click the down-arrow)
(5) Double-click on a disk drive letter (to choose a drive)
(6) Double click on a directory icon (if applicable)
(7) Type in a File name of your choice for the picture
(8) Click Save

To send the photo by e-mail as an attachment:
- Outlook Express -

(1) Click the "Create Mail" button to start a new e-mail
(2) Click Insert > File Attachment
(3) Pull-down the "Look In" menu (click the down arrow)
(4) Double-click on a disk drive letter (to choose the drive)
(5) Double click on a directory icon (if applicable)
(6) Click on the photo file name to highlight it
(7) Click "Attach" to attach the photo to the e-mail

                                                                        MD Feb. 2006

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