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Hockey in the Pula Amphitheatre!

The National Hockey League in North America has an annual thing in January called the Winter Classic, wherein they go old school and actually play hockey outside. I think a town in Croatia just may trump that … from AFP via Yahoo: An ancient Roman amphitheatre in the northern Croatian port of Pula is preparing [...]
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