Travel Blogs from Monemvasia, Greece

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If These Walls Could Speak, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

If These Walls Could Speak

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... a bridge was built out to reach his shores and one of the most magnificent settlements was created there.  While traveling, someone likened Monemvasia to le-Mont-Saint-Michel.  It is in the idea that they are both islands (well, ...

Heading for Monemvasia - The First entry!, MONEMVASIA, Greece travel blog

Heading for Monemvasia - The First entry!

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... east coast. The whole day I was waiting for this moment, to come here, - one of the most romantic resorts in Greece. The unique thing about Monemvasia is the way it has been built. You see, the region around it, is particularly wild and barren. The ...

Monemvasia - Single Gate, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Monemvasia - Single Gate

A travel blog entry by johnandrich

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Hello from the island village of Monemvasia, Greece. We drove from Nafplion down the Peloponnese peninsula toward Monemvasia. We used our GPS mapping device to map our route. Prior to this little journey, our GPS mapping device has been a godsend to get ...

Beautiful old village, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Beautiful old village

A travel blog entry by v-nessa

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... nice Greek lady (Fotini) offered to take us all 4 with her in her little Fiat. How kind of her and how great for us. Monemvasia means something like "one gate only and one street only". And that is how this village is built. You walk thru a gate and ...

South to Monemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

South to Monemvasia

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... . There's a very confusing (bad signposting, but our maps work well) detour for about 30 kms and finally we're at Monemvasia - another massively fortified town. This time the rock mountain that the town is built on is an island just offshore, linked to ...

Monemvasia 2nd entry (Photos and video only), MONEMVASIA, Greece travel blog

Monemvasia 2nd entry (Photos and video only)

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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More photos on Monemvasia together with a video...... If you have not seen the 1st entry yet, get to the end of this entry after the photos and move backwards to see the whole entry plus more photos! ...

Kaap Maleas gerond, Yéfira, Greece travel blog

Kaap Maleas gerond

A travel blog entry by psteerenberg

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... wat er gebeurd, de wind blijft zo goed als weg en met onze vingers in de neus, omzeilen we de kaap. Ons reisdoel is Monemvasia een stadje wat de moeite waard moet zijn om aan te doen. Monemvasia is eigenlijk een giga steen in het water dat ook vroeger al ...

Greece, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Greece

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... was nice enough to host and entertain me during my fantastic stay in Greece - which largely centered on his lovely hometown of Monemvasia, Greece. I spent great quality time with Mr. K and his buddy Spiro - another Greek-American, who after living in the ...

Monemvassia, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Monemvassia

A travel blog entry by voyage-bellayer

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Lundi On part à la découverte du dernier pis. Direction Monemvassia, sans doute un des plus beau village du Péloponèse. Il est bâtit sur un énorme rocher lui aussi, mais cette fois-ci, c'est une presqu'île.La citadelle fût également ...

Touching the past, Momenvisa, Greece travel blog

Touching the past

A travel blog entry by beadledove

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The next morning we headed just down the road to Andritsaina.  It was just a kilometer or two from Hotel Apolliona and located at the junction where we turned up the mountain to go to Apollo's temple.  Andritsaina looked like a prosperous ...

Momemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Momemvasia

A travel blog entry by katherinecle

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We arrived in Momemvasia late in the afternoon after a bus ride and a beach front lunch in Limani. Georgious worked his magic in getting the bus up to our hotel in 'new' Momevasia where we are staying in a hotel overlooking the very large rock island ...

The Rock!, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

The Rock!

A travel blog entry by seize-the-day

... !!  We were the last customers left in the restuarant so ...... came and sat with us and we had some great discussions on Ancient Greece and also recent history.  We eventually parted company just after 12 and headed back to Dixie for the night. ...

Het ruime sop, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Het ruime sop

A travel blog entry by stijnmarieke

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... Mast heeft heel aparte verhoudingen en lijkt op geen enkel bootje dat ik ooit heb gezien in 26 jaar boating. Tot ons bezoek aan Monemvasia, hier aan de overkant van de haven ligt ie. Gisteren zat kapitein mast er zelf bovenop, op het dak. Omdat Mast zich ...

A VISIT TO

A VISIT TO "THE ROCK".....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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... ;    After breakfast the group met in front of the Hotel at 09:30 for our walk down to the island fortress of Monemvasia.  Our Guide indicated that the hike to the top of the hill wasn’t too difficult, but I had visions of a hike ...

Travelling in the Peloponnese - Monemvasia pics, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Travelling in the Peloponnese - Monemvasia pics

A travel blog entry by koutinka

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Par fotek z sesti dnu ztravenych u malebneho reckeho mestecka Monemvasia na ...

Monemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Monemvasia

A travel blog entry by pixycat

... church at the top that is still in use. writing this in 2008, i still remember this evening vividly, sailing south from Monemvasia.  We were treated to the most amazing light show.  Great forks of lightning on the horizon from sky to sea, ...

4 days in Neapoli, Neapoli Vion, Greece travel blog

4 days in Neapoli

A travel blog entry by robbynpeter

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... in an archeological site. We had a tourist day and drove to the other side of the peninsula to a town called Monemvasia. The town was a naval station of King Minos during the Creatan prehistoric period. There is a medieval Byzantine village built on a ...

Sep 25, 2013, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Sep 25, 2013

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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Sep 10, 2009, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Sep 10, 2009

A travel blog entry by saipin

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Monemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Monemvasia

A travel blog entry by mariaf

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Goat tracks and Fortresses!, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Goat tracks and Fortresses!

A travel blog entry by footloose_llr

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... which was kind of the original plan. We stopped briefly in Gefira, the village on the coast directly opposite the fortress of Monemvasia and asked the prices and looked at rooms in one place and then popped up to the rock itself and asked prices and had ...

Monemvasia -

Monemvasia - "The Single Entrance"

A travel blog entry by khillski

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... land from the southeast tip of the Peloponnesus, you can see why. Separated from the ancient glories that unite much of Greece, Monemvasia offers a dream life of classical antiquity along a steep mile long rock that look more wild than civilized. To get ...

Beautiful Monemvasia & Gefyra, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Beautiful Monemvasia & Gefyra

A travel blog entry by mezzaandyort

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... stunning scenery of the mountains with gorgeous olive and fruit trees and backdrop of mountains.  We arrive in gorgeous Monemvasia, a medieval town which according to our Lonely Planet guide it is Greek’s equivalent to France’s Mont ...

monemvasia, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

monemvasia

A travel blog entry by odyseus

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neapoli, Neapoli, Greece travel blog

neapoli

A travel blog entry by odyseus

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Monemvasia, Between a Rock and A Hard Place, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Monemvasia, Between a Rock and A Hard Place

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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... see the ancient city of Monemvasia off our side, the starboard side, of Silver Spirit. We have slowly sailed over night to Monemvasia, a unique ruined medieval city. The entire castle-city is built on a rock that appears barren from the mainland but, upon ...

Monemvassia/Nafplion, Gefira, Greece travel blog

Monemvassia/Nafplion

A travel blog entry by dseals

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... swim stop as we headed for Nafplion. Nafplion is another gem of a Venetian/Byzantine town and the first capital of modern Greece. It has charming narrow streets in the old quarter, and is surrounded by historic fortifications. The Bourtzi is the small ...

Mystras -- my own Ithaca, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Mystras -- my own Ithaca

A travel blog entry by lambs

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... to the home time zone. At first I panicked. Then I laughed. Another interesting travel experience. And it had allowed me to experience Monemvasia all to myself. Fortunately, there was a 5:15 bus -- the "direct" bus to Athens. When it arrived, the driver ...

Another Birthday for Chris., Elafonisos, Greece travel blog

Another Birthday for Chris.

A travel blog entry by ireneandchris

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Happy Birthday Chris.  The weather had calmed considerable and so we set off for Cape Maleas a notorious spot in this part of the world.  Known to have strong winds and to be quite unpredictable it seemed fitting as a birthday surprise! With ...

Magic Times 50, Monemvasia, Greece travel blog

Magic Times 50

A travel blog entry by mel44

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... where I start losing the ability to put this all into words. First there is the actual place.  The castle itself.  Monemvasia is basically a massive rock connected to the mainland by a small two-lane road with a sidewalk.  It was founded ...

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