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One hot day during our Greek holiday, the family decided it was time to get up off our beach chairs and explore the treasures of Crete.

The 11 of us piled into two cars and found our way to Knossos, a lovely pile of rocks which is described by Wikipedia as “the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and considered as Europe’s oldest city…The palace of Knossos was undoubtedly the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture.”

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Yay, said we. Stefan, what are you doing?

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I convinced many of my family to jump like crazed lottery winners…

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…in spite of the fact that it was hotter than the surface of the Sun.

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And despite the hordes of tourists swarming around.

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The truth is, people don’t care what you do.

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Except these men, who seem to care a lot about the possibility of Tor’s dress flying up.

I think the Minotaurs would have appreciated our jumping.

I miss each one of you, my fantastic family.

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"There is a massive internet photo trend brewing amongst youths in Japan right now that involves taking pictures of teens who appear to be releasing invisible energy that sends their peers flying. The photo mania is especially popular amongst schoolgirls who started the trend by uploading images on Twitter and labeling them as "Makankosappo”, a reference to a special attack in the popular manga-turned-anime Dragon Ball series”.

More here.

Another year, another lake jumping fest.