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The port of Katakolon, Greece was our last stop on our cruise. We booked an excursion called "Ancient Olympia and Archeological Museum with Shopping in Olympia Town", which seemed pretty promising. However, sadly our day in Olympia was pretty terrible and left us feeling as though we missed out on the Greek experience we had been hoping to obtain there.
Our tour guide was the first problem. He was an older gentleman who was ...
... laud the winner only, adorning them with an olive leaf laurel wreath on their head. Our first stop is the archeological museum which shows us what the compound was made up of. We are told that up to 40000 people would come to watch the games, but no one but the athletes and the religious monks can actually live there. The visitors camp in the valley during the time of the games. The centre of the compound is the temple of Zeus, which contained a huge statue of Zeus covered ...
... maybe visit the site or the museum today, but it is Sunday and they close at 1500. So we amble to the main street where there are not too many people around and sit and have a nice cool drink. We head to the shops to find much of the same trinkets and baubles as anywhere, just more expensive, so we head out of town to the stop for the night in Archea Pisa. This is a nice taverna, but it is off season and a Sunday so it is nearly deserted. Mum went out and dipped her feet ...
... Myrtilos, Pelops devised a plan to beat Oinomaos in the chariot race. Pelops and Myrtilos secretly replaced the bronze linchpins of the King's chariot with linchpins made of wax. When Oinomaos was about to pass Pelops in the chariot race, the wax melted and Oinomaos was thrown to his death. Pelops married Hippodamia and instituted the Olympic games to celebrate his victory. A different version of the myth refers to the Olympic games ...
... but it really was only one main street. We made friends with a few dogs, as always, and scouted out where we could eat that night. I found a place that sold stamps and immediately got some (Long story, but basically I've had postcards for weeks and just keep forgetting/deciding to pass up getting stamps. It was getting ridiculous). The little convenience store also sold other things. Like candy. Like Haribo Roulette candy that ...
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