In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Kitesurfing is really taking off, and beginners can take a certified course with Mark Warner at its Lakitira and San Agostino beach clubs in Greece.
- The latest craze on the island is kiteboarding.
- Enthusiasts say the extreme sport of kitesurfing, in which a massive wind-powered kite propels a surfer on a small board to defy gravity, can prove more exciting than sex.
- Then tomorrow I have a free day, so fingers crossed the wind will be good as I plan to hit the sea and go kitesurfing.
- This stretch of coast is nicknamed ‘Kite Beach’ because it's one of the world's most popular destinations for kiteboarding.
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