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The Gaida in Greece

Map 1: 1)Thessaloniki, 2) Alexandroupolis (Evros), 3) Athens, 4)Andros (Cyclades), 5) Meteora, 6) Holy Mountain, 7) Heraklion (Crete). Fall 1992. I was 17 and walking down the central square of Thessaloniki (map 1: 1), the second largest city after the capital of Greece Athens (map 1: 2). I was going to my Sunday math class as I was preparing for my university entrance exams, and my days were rather dull studying hard, as was that windy autumn day....