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... We joke to ourselves when on adventures like these that, "traveling is hard work", which is funny because we're on vacation but it's actually quite true. Getting oneself around a foreign country, dealing with the weather, checking into and out of hotels, and the ubiquitous walking and climbing (I've estimated ten miles a day on average though it could be more than that) that happens every day does start to take its toll. Thus, having had our fill ...
... been required for seaborne pirates to affect terror in a town built high atop a mountain cliff.
I found the experience of visiting this town of ghosts quite moving and it's true that the ride out of the valley was quieter than the ride in had been. Before long, though, we had passed over the crest in the island's mountains and could see the east coast of Chios with the Turkish mainland just beyond. Interestingly, it seems as though every time people or signs ...
The ancient ruins at Delphi are famous for their view of the mountainous landscape and made out of fedeiadis rock. The famous Oracle of Delphi is from here and Delphi is also well known for its Temple of Apollo, where the oracle Pythia would share prophecies from the gods. As we walked along the Sacred Way, we saw ruins of ancient stores where early Christians had converted them into chapels and the ancient ...
... was trying to find the centre of Earth, so he set two eagles off, one in the far West and one in the far East and where they crossed, he threw a large rock down to mark the centre of Mother Earth - the rock landed and he named the place "Delphoi", meaning womb, the womb of Mother Earth! If he hadn't gone to all this trouble, Delphi would never have existed and we would have gone straight to Athens!! Now Zeus, other than being the King of all the ...
... day. As we were saying goodnight, we noticed, the almost full moon, and an almost clear starry sky. The temperature tonight is on the edge of cold. Ihave a sweatshirt on.... and because of the wetness of everything topside -- I will be sleeping the entire night below deck. This will be the first below deck sleepage I have had this year.... Bon Nuit...... GALAXIDI, Greece (the mainland), not the Peloponnese Galaxidi was originally built around ...