Travel Blogs from Delos, Greece

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Never Die in Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Never Die in Delos

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... of islands known as the Cyclades.  It is considered as one of the most mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece.  In Greek mythology it is the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. The island is a UNESCO World Heritage ...

Delos -- The Birthplace of the Greek god  Apollo, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos -- The Birthplace of the Greek god Apollo

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... on the island since 3000 BC. and Delos is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations on the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean. From the diggings they have learned ...

Birthplace of Artemis and Apollo, Delos, Greece travel blog

Birthplace of Artemis and Apollo

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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A short boat ride today took us to Delos, reputed to be the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo, was a major sacred site for the ancient Greeks and has a long and interesting history. Unfortunately there has been major damage to the archaeological site and ...

Heaven, I'm in heaven....., Delos, Greece travel blog

Heaven, I'm in heaven.....

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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Well, what can I say but WOW. At breakfast yesterday, Nirmala had finally reached breaking point and, having discovered that our original hotel was now open, she advised Dimitri of her desire to re-locate to this hotel. The question was asked of all of ...

Mosaics and Lions in Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Mosaics and Lions in Delos

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

... been like in its heyday. The best know sculptures on the island are a row of lions. We anchored within the Bay of Delos and returned in the afternoon for lunch aboard. After we finished exploring the island, we boarded the yacht and returned to Mykonos ...

Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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for ancient Greeks most sacred place because Apollo and Artemis were born there earliest inhabitants were 2500BC peak was 7th-4th c. BC town developed rapidly after 167BC when all commercial activity in the eastern Mediterranean was consolidated here ...

Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos

A travel blog entry by barbo19

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The Archaelogical City of Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

The Archaelogical City of Delos

A travel blog entry by sunnygurl

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... are making a slower journey to the next port which is Santorini. Santorini is supposed to be the most beautiful city in Greece. Melanie (the girl i'm replacing) and myself might go out for lunch in Santorini. So there is a virus going around the crew ...

Greek Islands, Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Greek Islands, Delos

A travel blog entry by grossmanjh

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... a sacred palm on a slope of Delos's Mt. Kynthos, to Apollo, god of music and light. -Fodor's Greece travel book I though that was really interesting. Delos is a really barren land its only rock and shrubs, except it has beautiful wild flowers. There ...

Trip to Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Trip to Delos

A travel blog entry by michellemacadam

Having woken early and packed we were all ready to go when Artemoula's son George showed up to bring us to the port. He dropped us off with our basg and we headed over to the ticket booth, they said we could leave our bags on board, we were a bit ...

GREEK ISLANDS - DELOS - SPIRITUAL CENTRE, GREEK ISLAND OF DELOS, Greece travel blog

GREEK ISLANDS - DELOS - SPIRITUAL CENTRE

A travel blog entry by burtonx2

NOW DESERTED - GREEK ISLAND WAS THE CENTRE OF THE GREEK SPIRITUAL WORLD FOR 700 OR 800 YEARS. MANY TEMPLES BUILT HERE DURING THAT PERIOD. AND THEY ARE STILL HERE  -  BIGGER THAN ...

DELOS, Delos, Greece travel blog

DELOS

A travel blog entry by odells

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... the return trips back to Mykonos.  The boat is similar to a fishing trawler and the guys on board are very friendly. Delos is an archaeological site of an ancient Greek city (from around 3rd millenium BC).  It had declined by 3rd century AD ...

What Can I Say, Delos, Greece travel blog

What Can I Say

A travel blog entry by beverlybrown

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Delos Island is the mythological birthplace of Apollo and his twin sister Artemis. Delos was settled more than 5000 years ago.  We strolled among the ancient remnants of markets, temples, fountains and saw preserved home mosaics.  It has to be ...

Mykonos and Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Mykonos and Delos

A travel blog entry by islandhoppper

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... . So days that we do excursions to other islands we're outside for the majority of the trip and walking all around Delos was rather tiring. Most people just breezed through the museum because we were tired and ended up eating our packed lunches outside ...

Insabbiamenti, Delos, Greece travel blog

Insabbiamenti

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

... un super bonone che in tre minuti ci libera dall'incubo. Proseguiamo senza nemmeno pensare di andare a visitare le fantastiche rovine di Delos, che sogno di vedere da una vita, perché ormai il nostro comandante vive in uno stato di timorosa angoscia e ...

Holy crap this is old., Delos, Greece travel blog

Holy crap this is old.

A travel blog entry by dayna_campbell

... of it, is Delos is where the sun god Apollo and his twin sister, goddess of the Moon, Artemis were born. Delos also used to be the capital of Greece and at one point had a larger population than Istanbul even though it is a fraction of the size. Delos was ...

Islandhopping on the cyclades, Mykonos, Delos, Santorini..., Greece travel blog

Islandhopping on the cyclades

A travel blog entry by kusa

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Delos, Greece, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos, Greece

A travel blog entry by j_and_m

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... and assigned a knowledgeable Greek tour guide. The island of Delos is a part of the Greek Cyclades (a circular group of islands). Delos, according to mythology, is the birthplace of Apollo, the god of music, truth and light, and his twin sister ...

The sanctuary, Delos, Greece travel blog

The sanctuary

A travel blog entry by simonetmartina

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Impressionnant site ...

Morning trip, Delos, Greece travel blog

Morning trip

A travel blog entry by catafigueroa

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Delos es parte de las islas cicladas, 12 islas todas organizadas alrededor de una sola de ellas, justamente Delos. Es tambien el lugar de nacimiento del dios Apolo y un sitio arqueologico muy interesante. Lo mejor para mi es subir hasta el Mt Triglav, el ...

Delos, Greece, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos, Greece

A travel blog entry by verena_on_tour

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Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos

A travel blog entry by segacs

Historic ruins of Delos ...

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A travel blog entry by olympicemma

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On top of the world, Delos, Greece travel blog

On top of the world

A travel blog entry by mpainter

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... the Temple of Poseidon surrounded by the bluest water I've ever seen, we've been to Piraeus, the southernmost part of mainland Greece, and Delphi, the famous site where the Oracle resided.  It has all been more than amazing! My favorite part of this ...

Delos - take me back a couple of thousand years, Delos, Greece travel blog

Delos - take me back a couple of thousand years

A travel blog entry by kenedmac

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... out with them as if I had known them for years. The second day there I took a boat over to the neighboring island of Delos. You can't stay on Delos as there are no permanent housing options. The whole island was an archaeological site which was really ...

Land of the Gods – Delos, Delos, Greece travel blog

Land of the Gods – Delos

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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We catch a ferry to the sacred island of Delos this morning, and join with a larger group to hear a fantastic guide explain the history and show us the sights on this amazing island. It is my third time here, but this guide is the most interesting one we ...

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