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comfortable, clean, great view
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Today we explored Deep Mani, the arid southern half of the Peloponnese's "middle finger," noted for its martial towers and fierce inhabitants. After walking around Vathia, we took advantage of unseasonably warm weather to swim, hike, and lunch on the beach at Porto Kayio. ...
Late this morning, after we had packed the car and given up hope of visiting Patrick (Paddy) Leigh Fermor's house, Mary got a call with the green light from the Benaki Museum in Athens. We walked there (half a mile along a public path) and were greeted by Elpida, supervisor of the house and Paddy's caretaker during the last 7 years of his long life. She showed us around (no photos inside) and told great strides with great affection for her old boss. ...
... line and, except for the four hotels, the
houses are without any style and unmaintained. The tourists were walking further
and further hoping to find something interesting or nice. There was nothing.
After walking for about an hour in the 34 degree heat, I
went back to the tenderd and rode back to the ship.
... just missing one thing.... Half the artifacts! These are being held hostage in the British museum and are unlikely to be returned. We tore ourselves from Athens to head into the Peloponnese and very cute family campsite in Kortinthos.
After a very hilly run we started our ruin-a-thon at the Temple of Apollo. Just nearby the campsite sat a 5th century city, complete with roads, plumbing and cheeky Greek bathhouses. From here we went further back in time to Mycenae, ...
... called Kranai.
It is said that Paris and Helen left for
Troy after he abducted her from King Menelaous in nearby Sparta from here.
I want to get as far as the lighthouse thinking
that it is an amazing spot for photos. On my way I come to a beautiful Tower
house called “Tzanetakis Tower” a structure from the Ottoman rule. It now
houses the Ethnological Museum but for years ...