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Route of the Olympic torch relay for the Beijing Games

The 2008 Olympic Torch Relay will take place from March 24 to August 8, 2008.

The Beijing Olympic Flame began the “Journey of Harmony“ on March 24 2008, from the site of ancient Olympia in Greece.

Here is the Route of the Olympic torch relay for the Beijing Games

Detailed list: http://torchrelay.beijing2008.cn/en/journey/calendar/index.shtml

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.