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Showing the start (and direction) of the run from CHOMA TIANOU Street
Note the herring-bone roofs of The Avenue mall and the Carefour supermarket behind
The trail crosses Kifissias Avenue underground via the tunnel
Note the blue fountain outside the Golden Hall mall
The complete trail
The hashers meet on Choma Tianou Street. It's cold with a threat of rain.
Hare Rear Entry misinforms the hashers about his trail
The Run and Walk
The front of the Golden Hall mall (with it's christmas tree) is seen in the background
Heading into the tunnel passing under Kifissias Avenue
Exiting onto an paper-littered street on the other side
The hare Rear Entry at one of his checks
Mountain Goat with Rear Entry on the footbridge crossing back over Kifissias Avenue
Passing along the side of the (2004) OAKA Olympic complex
Mad Dog - just after entering the Olympic complex
Mountain Goat heading towards the swimming centre
Up the steps to the upper level (Fair Cop & Mountain Goat)
A view of one of the pools (why isn't it being used?)
One of the Calatrava designed buildings
Heading for the huge Calatrava walkway
The runners and walkers meet for a group photo
An enlarged view of the group
The walkers inside the walkway
On On to the beer and circle
Down downs for the hare Rear Entry and the walkers leader Clitoria
View of part of the circle
Down down for FRB Captain Sumo
RA Fair Cop and Clitoria
Bouboulina gets a beer
Fair Cop hands a beer to ...
... Rim Job for being last to arrive
Visitors Robyn and Amile
A bit embarrased but nice smiles
Fair Cop and Mountain Goat
Knob Goblin tells us about her investigative trip to the island of Salamina
(Our Spring Weekend venue)
The International Christmas Bazaar
After the circle we headed to the Annual International Christmas Bazaar
held at the nearby Helexpo exhibition centre on Kifissias Ave.
Almost all the embassies have stands with include their national foods and drinks.
Even Greece as host nation has a stand
Hamish McTavish Esq. sits on Terry's stand
After a round of Ukranian vodka shots the hashers start sampling the wines
(L-to-R: Captain Sumo, Clitoria, Coke Dealer, and Robyn)
The group is joined by Mountain Goat and Knob Goblin
A large group of greek dancers proceed to the designated show area
And demonstrate a number of greek island dances
Santa Claus comes by
At first glance you think what?
Since when did North Korea have an embassy in Greece (or anywhere)?
But actually N stands for Notos which in Greek means South.
(Notos was the god of the South Wind, one of the four Anemoi or Wind-Gods)
Doggie Style poses by the Indonesian stand's magnificent temple god
At the Argentinian stand - a huge range of traditional wooden dolls
The directions to the hash - for the record
Sunday November 23RD – 11am
Annual International Christmas Charity Bazaar @ Helexpo Marousi
Hare: Rear Entry
Venue: Chomatianou Street, behind Kosmopolis and Carrefour
On Inn: Xmas Fair at Helexpo Palace [next to Carrefour] for some African & Indian spicy specialties…… entrance is free.
DIRECTIONS to the start of the run:
from the North -
Go southwards on Kifisia avenue, take right hand slip road at OTE building which takes you over the top of Attiki Odos on Komvos Kifisias. Turn right just after KOSMOPOLIS centre (at Media Mart) onto Ziridis street then right again onto Dimokritou - on the right you will see CHOMATIANOU Street. We will meet there near the 5 x 5 football.
For Sat Navvies:
GPS 38.038053, 23.795335
IF LOST - YOU ARE LOST - either go home or call the hare