TRIKALA, Corinthia – Greece is a country full of myths and legends. On the beautiful Mt. Ziria, in a cave by Dasios Lake, the Nymph Maia – one of the “Seven Sisters along with Electra, Taygete, Alcyone, Celaena, Sterope, Merope – gave birth to the Greek god Hermes.

“The myth says that Zeus slept with Maia and Hermes was born -- the conductor of souls into the afterlife and the protector of shepherds at the Cave of Hermes,” Litsa Varvitsioti, the President of the Friends of Trikala Associa...

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