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The Pigeon Lovers of Athens

Some Greeks prefer spending their time with their pigeons rather than their wives.
February 22, 2014, 7:00am

Every Sunday, pigeon lovers from all over Athens gather in a different part of the city to compare the aerobatic skills of their birds. VICE Greece found themselves in the neighbourhood of Koridalos on the first Sunday of this year, trying to understand why these Greek men prefer spending their free time with their pigeons rather than their wives.