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Saturday, April 14, 2012

A Masters Dream Camp In Ancient Greece

Apostolos Tsagarakis, a two-time Olympic swimmer, created the Masters Dream Camp as well as three different Lake and Open Water Swimming Trips in Epidavros and Loutraki, Greece.

These events are targeted at swimmers of any level or individuals who relish adventure in calm, beautiful settings.

These 3 unforgettable swims in Epidavros and Loutraki offer open water swimmers a wonderful 3-day menu of options: a lake swim in Vouliagmeni Lake, a gulf swim in Ancient Epidavros in the middle of the blue Saronic Gulf, and the open water swim near the ruins of the famous sanctuary of Hera.

The 3-night, 4-day camp showcases three swims of equal distance: 2.2 km. The first swim is in Vouliagmeni, a lake that is described as a region of rare natural beauty. On the second swim, swimmers traverse through a canal (see photo above) and along the coast in the Corinthian Gulf. On the last swim, swimmers enjoy a swim towards the ancient ruins of Heraʼs Temple near one of the oldest operational stone lighthouses on Cape of Heraion.

The camps start on August 13th, 20th and 27th (see here).

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