Thessaloniki, Greece. This may have been built during the Crusades Wars in the holy land.

The White Tower, Thessaloniki (September This may have been built during the Crusades Wars in the holy land.

The floating umbrellas, Thessaloniki, Greece. This was one of my Favorite places when i lived in Thessaloniki!

The floating umbrellas, Thessaloniki, Greece. This was one of my Favorite places when i lived in Thessaloniki!

Watch the Evzones change shift outside Parliament building with their ceremonial ‘dance.’  Wearing the uniform of the Klephts, mountain fighters who fought the Turks from 15th – 19th Century: white tights, white skirt, white blouse with very full sleeves, an embroidered vest, red cap and shoes with big pom-poms – they guard their Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with respect.  Tip: Go on a Sunday at 11am to witness the big event, replete with military brass band.

Also known as Evzones. Used to be historical elite light infantry & mountain units of the Greek Army.they are fun to watch when they change the guard!

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