Travel Blogs from Epidavros, Greece

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Be Careful What You Say, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Be Careful What You Say

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Cycled into the ancient theater of Epidavros - heralded to be the best preserved of the ancient world, and I believe it could be true.  Immense in size it can seat 14 000 people, and it’s still used today.  Built into the surrounding ...

Can you hear me now?, Epidauros, Greece travel blog

Can you hear me now?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... that we left. We wanted more time in Greece so we added an extension. We had no idea that the extension was going to give us the opportunity to celebrate Carnival in Greece. What a cool way to end the day! www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK6d9XQGuXk ...

Juliet at Epidaurus, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Juliet at Epidaurus

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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Next on Papou's agenda was Epidaurus. The first time I came here, I didn't have the lung power to sing Amazing Grace with the students on stage or climb to the top of the marble theatre to hear the astounding natural acoustics. This time, I did both. ...

Epidaurus: Built for Butts, Not for Churches, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Epidaurus: Built for Butts, Not for Churches

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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We left Corinth and drove on to the Theatre of Epidauros (or Epidaurus, or Epidavros, it's all just alternate spellings of the same ancient site built between 330 and 280 BCE). This theatre is legendary for its amazing acoustics. Without the benefit of ...

Modern Epidaurus, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Modern Epidaurus

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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... saw Epidaurus Island (which is actually a peninsula). We took some pictures that do no justice to the true vista. What a phenomenal day in the Peloponnese with Godiva and Papou. There are just no superlatives strong enough for the experience of ...

Note , Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Note

A travel blog entry by mdaa

Hi everybody, As you all know, we are back in the states! I haven't had time to finish writing the last three blog entries but I will as soon as I am able. I just wanted to let you guys know so you can check back over the next few days. I hope everyone ...

Birthplace of Apollo's son, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Birthplace of Apollo's son

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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... was turned into a spider and the mountain is so named as legend has it she lived nearby. Our first stop of the day was Epidavros to visit the site of the Sanctuary of Asklepios, the most brilliant centre of healing in the ancient world. Here we saw the ...

new stuff, Oylimpia, Greece travel blog

new stuff

A travel blog entry by ktbug06

... (that is how the Greek guards tell you are doing something they don't like) at a few times. Today is Sunday. Sundays here in Greece are much different than Sundays for us in the States, cause we don't have church till 6. All day we are free to come ...

Day Trip, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Day Trip

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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... found anything at that point in the dig but it looked like an area where they could have come across some interesting artifacts. Epidavros is most famously known for its theater but there are also remains of an ancient healing sanctuary. All you see today ...

A very quaint little fishing village., Epidavros, Greece travel blog

A very quaint little fishing village.

A travel blog entry by munchkins

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... Porto Heli to view a boat that was for sale. Kathie and I had taken photos from this advantage point and looked down on Epidavros Township and bay, never knowing that we would ever be staying there. Several other yachts arrived and parked up on our left, ...

Dining in Dhokos, Palaia Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Dining in Dhokos

A travel blog entry by mytravelgal

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We loved our last port and have sailed to Dhokos Island, Derrick Cove. We snorkelled and had a wonderful dinner on board at sunset. As we were tying the stern line on shore a herd of goats came done from the mountains to greet us. A flotilla of yachts ...

Off The Greek Islands, Napflio, Greece travel blog

Off The Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by naomiwyman

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Since I am fascinated by old stuff and how others used to live, one of my goals for this trip was to view the Peloponnese. The Peloponesse possesses many important archaeological sites dating from the Bronze Age through to the Middle Ages. Some of the ...

Ancient Epidavros and bus chaos - Tim, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Ancient Epidavros and bus chaos - Tim

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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We decided we would head for Epidavros the healing centre of Ancient Greece and home to a large amphitheatre. Step one was taxi to Napflio. No problem as Mrs C organised this. Step2 bus to Epidavros. A little trickier. We walked over to the bus station to ...

Snake Coiled Around A Staff, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Snake Coiled Around A Staff

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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What does a snake coiled around a staff have to do with medicine and doctors ?    We found out when we visited the Epidaurus, an ancient and celebrated healing center of the classical world. Famed and revered as far away as Rome as a place of ...

Athens to Epidavros, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Athens to Epidavros

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Rain this morning - first cloud we've seen in nearly 4 weeks Corinth ...

Moving On, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Moving On

A travel blog entry by ireneandchris

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... set off on a beautiful hot sunny and windless day to head north.  Stopping for a swim, avoiding ferries and arriving at Epidavros late afternoon.  This is where there is an ancient Greek theatre that is one of the best preserved in all of ...

Epidaurus, larger in life!, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Epidaurus, larger in life!

A travel blog entry by denfrancis

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... because I had not really seen it, I am retracing my journey to Naphlion where I pause for coffee before continuing to Epidavros on local buses.  It seems a bit tortuous compared with a car journey, though I like to travel by bus, as local ...

Oct 02, 2014, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Oct 02, 2014

A travel blog entry by aschi

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Day 10 Greece-6/4/2014, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Day 10 Greece-6/4/2014

A travel blog entry by morganingreece

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... Venice- their city maps are the same.  For lunch in Little Venice we had stuffed tomatoes, chicken and fruit.  Greece has watermelons and oranges sweeter than what you can imagine! Then I got Stracciatella gelato (very Italian) and walked by ...

Theatres, stadiums, and cyclopes oh my!, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Theatres, stadiums, and cyclopes oh my!

A travel blog entry by wegz

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Yesterday, we went kayaking again. Waves were bigger, and it was quite fun breaking through all the waves. We took them over to this island called thhe boobies, and we attempted to climb one of the peaks, but in sandals it was too hard to traverse the ...

Hot hot hot!, Epidavrus, Greece travel blog

Hot hot hot!

A travel blog entry by chrissteenstra

... lovely mountain views, a nice stream, a massive canyon and stroll around the ski village at the top. Yes that’s right, Greece has mountains with snow! Wierd... We stayed at the marina at Diakofto, and then carried on toward Olympia the next day. ...

The world is a stage - a very big stage, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

The world is a stage - a very big stage

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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Amphitheatre, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Amphitheatre

A travel blog entry by alexvarelas

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Epidavros is an old ancient city that was built around 3d century BC. We visited the Amphitheatre, which is meant to be one of the most beautiful in all of Europe. There were alot of people standing in the centre of the Amphitheatre singing and talking, ...

Healing Center and Theater, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Healing Center and Theater

A travel blog entry by cuk

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... built into natural slopes of hillsides, giving the audience a glimpse of human emotion against the back drop of nature. We left Epidavros for a short drive to the coast followed by a thirty minute boat ride to the island of Hydra. Dinner tonight was ...

Theatre of Epidavros, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Theatre of Epidavros

A travel blog entry by eleneingreece

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Just before Mycenae we visited the Theatre of Epidavros. Absolutely incredible - built 4th century ...

Greece, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Greece

A travel blog entry by mnbeal

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Today on our way to the island of Spetes, we stopped at Epidavros which was once the most famour healing center in ancient Greece. It was like an ancient Lourdes. The site began as a sanctuary to Appolo but soon his son Asklepios had taken over. This ...

Aug 03, 2011, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Aug 03, 2011

A travel blog entry by beckyjade15

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Accoustically Inclined, Epidauros, Greece travel blog

Accoustically Inclined

A travel blog entry by sojourner

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We took a day trip to the theatre in Epidavros as well as the Asclepion.  The theatre was amazęng, the accoustics were truly amazing.  Athena and I were at the very top of the theatre when we heard some singers practicing, węthout ...

"Albert and the Lion"

A travel blog entry by seize-the-day

Albert and the Lion at Epidavros After discoverytime we went for a walk along the harbour.  We thought we could walk all the way around the castle but unfortunately the path was closed, big signs and even fencing blocked the pathway, even with all ...

Birthplace of  Apollo's son, Asclepius, the Healer, Epidavros, Greece travel blog

Birthplace of Apollo's son, Asclepius, the Healer

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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