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OSE Adds Two Trains to Athens-Kalabaka Routes Over Orthodox Easter Holiday

ATHENS — Two additional trains will resume service between Athens and Kalabaka (near Meteora, in Thessaly) in both directions, to help prevent overcrowding related to the upcoming Greek Orthodox Easter holiday (May 2), TrainOSE announced on Monday.

The two trains will each operate alternately from Good Wednesday April 28 through Monday, May 10, added the national trains operator, serving passengers allowed to travel between prefectures during coronavirus restrictions.

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Meet Methuselah, the Oldest Living Aquarium Fish

SAN FRANCISCO — Meet Methuselah, the fish that likes to eat fresh figs, get belly rubs and is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world.

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