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Beijing Olympic Flame began the “Journey of Harmony”

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( Image : High Priestess Maria Nafpliotou lights a flame pot.  Photo credit: torchrelay.beijing2008.cn)

The Beijing Olympic Flame began the “Journey of Harmony“, a 130-day, 85,128-mile (approx 137,000 kilometres) journey on March 24 2008, from the site of ancient Olympia in Greece to Beijing (China) where the 2008 summer games will begin in August 8 2008.