Photographer's Note

Salonika`s Head ( Solunska Glava ) is a peak on mountain Jakupitsa in the center of Macedonia, the rock face is arround 700m high.

As the story goes - Name of this mountain and the peak was (eng)WET or (maced)MOKRA. Then in the First World War, soldiers were settled arround the peak. Tesaloniki/Salonika/Solun front was very important, so the soldiers were allways on look out. One night a Captain said that those lights that can be seen from the peak are the lights of Salonika. So the peak got the name Salonika`s Head.

In reality, you cant see the town of Salonika, the air distance is about 180km and plus there are lot`s of mountains of 2000m hight in between.

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