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Saffron Harvest in Greece - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: saffron harvest, Greece, photos, pictures )

- 187 days ago -
Saffron - the spice so expensive itâEUR(TM)s called red gold - has brought jobs and money to a region better known for coal mines and unemployment. Most are young people who were shut out of the job market during Greece's economic downturn.
Spiders Take Over Greek Beach With 1,000ft. Web To Party And Mate Before They Die.
Offbeat  (tags: Tetragnatha Spiders, Aitoliko, Greece, Democritus University of Thrace )

- 244 days ago -
Spiders have taken over the Greek town of Aitoliko with a hellish 1,000 foot, 300 metre web along its shoreline. The web has snared trees, plants and rocks thanks to the unusually large number of Tetragnatha spiders contributing to the organic structure.
Rhodes Tax Inspector Dives Into Sea to Catch Masseuse
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, tax evasion, Greece, Rhodes, swim to arrest )

- 1046 days ago -
The masseuse, a Chinese woman, ran into the sea when she saw the officers approaching, and swam out to a distance of some 10 meters from the beach and refused to return. Well - they say Greece isn't doing enough about tax evasion!
From Dog Pound to Wildlife Sanctuary: Three Bears Find New Home
Offbeat  (tags: Wildlife, Sanctuary, Animals, Greece )

- 1095 days ago -
Three bear cubs who were rescued from the streets of the Georgian capital Tbilisi after heaving flooding in June last year, have been airlifted to a wildlife sanctuary in northern Greece
Why Greeks Are Exhuming Their Parents
Offbeat  (tags: Parents Remains, Exhuming, Greece )

- 1272 days ago -
Cemeteries in Greek cities are so overcrowded that bodies are often only kept in the ground for three years. Then families have to pay for exhumation - and for the bones to be kept in a building known as an ossuary.
Khaled Dialled Emergency Number in Sweden, Everyone on the Refugee Boat Was Rescued
Offbeat  (tags: refugees, Mediterranean, Greece, Sweden, rescue )

- 1338 days ago -
At his home in Sweden, Khaled Moustafa hears scattered screams and children crying through his mobile phone. His sister, Fatma, and her family are in a rubber dinghy heading towards Greece. The boat is sinking...
It Was Supposed to Be the First Step on Their Journey to Western Europe. But Now Thousands of Migrants Are Mired in Despair, Ang
Offbeat  (tags: Lesbos, migrants, Greece, Europe )

- 1352 days ago -
It was supposed to be the first step on their journey to Western Europe. But now thousands of migrants are mired in despair, anger and frustration on the scenic Greek island of Lesbos.
Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece
Offbeat  (tags: travel, beautiful photos, Greece, fortress )

- 1565 days ago -
We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.
Hero Dog Saved Her Companion's Life By Refusing to Leave His Side for THREE DAYS After He Was Shot 38 Times With Lead Pellet Gun
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, hero, shot, rescued, saved, greece, greece )

- 1628 days ago -
A hero dog saved the life of her companion by refusing to leave his side for three days after he was shot 38 times with a lead pellet gun.
Greece's Most Wanted Man Who Gives to the Poor
Offbeat  (tags: wanted man, Greece )

- 1700 days ago -
The Uncatchable is an immersive story with text, images and video, best viewed on an up-to-date browser
Greek Neo-Nazi Party Allowed to Participate in EU Elections
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Court, Crime, Greece, Politics )

- 1836 days ago -
Greece's Supreme Court has cleared the Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party to take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections, according to a party lawyer. The move came despite the criminal trial into the party's activities.
American Family Catch Incredibly Rare Six-Tentacled Octopus During Greek Vacation.. Then Bash It to Death and Serve With Lemon
Offbeat  (tags: rare octopus, hexapus, six legged, only the second recorded worldwide, found on a snorkelling trip, Greece, smashed against a rock )

- 2125 days ago -
After catching an octopus, Labros Hydras followed local tradition by killing it and taking it to a taverna to be served for his supper.That is when he discovered this was no ordinary specimen- it was a 'hexapus' with six legs instead of the usual eight.
Offbeat  (tags: kanellos, dog, greece, riots, society, debt, tribute )

- 2884 days ago -
Since 2008 Kanellos has been fighting with the Greece people, and he always stood his ground on the frontline. Meet Kanellos...
YouTube - Debt Contagion and the Global Economic Collapse   video
Offbeat  (tags: debt, euro, greece, centralization, society, europe )

- 2885 days ago -
World markets experienced dramatic losses and rebounds last week as investors watched economic developments in Greece with growing anxiety... Please watch, 10 min video

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