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Greece - Kos Island - Aesclepeion
Collage - Original view recommended!

Approx. at 4 kilometer's distance from Kos City you can find one of the oldest healing centres in the world. The father of medicine, Hippocrates, also studied and practiced here. Hippocrates was of the opinion that not only the disease was to be healed but that attention and care should be given to the person as a whole. Something that is far too often forgotten again nowadays!

I went there by bike, a bit steep on my way to the Aesclepeion and going back to Kos City I did by the laws of gravity...

For more details click on the link below


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See also my uploads of the Aesclepeion from November 2009:
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Jul 07 2010 16:57 GMT hans55 PRO
woow ... very interresting !!!!
Jul 07 2010 17:28 GMT Annamaria
Very nice in full size!
Jul 07 2010 18:31 GMT annaschnitfink
Thanks my dear friend Hans!
Jul 07 2010 18:32 GMT annaschnitfink
Thanks for your nice reaction dear Annamaria!
Jul 07 2010 18:32 GMT annaschnitfink
Thanks for your valued comment dear Hunju!