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These are the last photos from my camera. While diving, the underwater camera housing broke, and the camera died, as they tend to do when immersed in water.

Other than that, Greece treated us extremely well. We met lovely people and found amazing places to camp and free dive – my favorite spot was Heraion. The remains of Hera temple and other constructions are still there, right on the small beach. Water washes out small pieces of pottery, and you can look for parts of old vases and pots as if you were looking for shells, corals or amber in other places.

In the morning and evenings the place is empty and quiet, so we had it all to ourselves. Diving in crystal clear waters, jumping from the rocks shining in the sun and swimming along small schools of fish was perfect beginning and end of every day in Heraion.

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