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A rare Fin Whale visit in the Saronic Gulf

May 30

Balaenoptera physalus

On May the 19th, three fishermen from the island of Aegina had the chance to admire and film a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus). The impressive sea mammal was observed in the Saronic Gulf, approximately 6 miles from Aegina, and it was the first time that a fin whale was ever observed and filmed in the Saronic Gulf. According to the fishermen, the whale was calm and friendly and it approached the fishing boat without being scared. “This was a lifetime experience”, said the fishermen, who […]

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Aegina Fistiki Fest

Oct 02

The pistachio festival (Fistiki Fest) at the port of AeginaThe yearly Aegina Fistiki Fest is all about the small and green culinary nut named pistachio. During these four days of festivities in September, the port of Aegina transforms itself to accommodate culinary degustations and competitions, concerts and theatrical performances with popular artists, as well as various exhibitions involving the famous local nut. The Aegina Fistiki Fest gathers yearly […]

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