Alkyon Resort

Vrahati, Corinth, Peloponnese, 200 006, Greece | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Corinth

Last Day in Greece

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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... time.Corinth contains many interesting facts and was a very important city to ancient Greeks and Romans. We stood by the bema of Corinth, where St. Paul once spoke, and sang "Sing Me to Heaven." It was a bit rough and we did not sound confident, but we received a compliment from some by standers so that is always nice. After we left Corinth we stopped to see the Corinth Canal and then returned to Athens and ate lunch at Vyzantio Restaurant. The ...

Ancient Corinth

A travel blog entry by travelintommy

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... that he did!

In ancient times, by the 7th century BC, Corinth was a wealthy, decadent city located on a key international trade route. The acropolis of Corinth was dedicated to the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite. Paul spent 18 months in Corinth on his second journey. He was taken to the Bema (elevated step) to be accused, but was then released by Gallio. We listened to David teach while sitting among the ruins.

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Waiting for a Grecian God...ot

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... others simply talk. No one sits alone, ever, anywhere, in this most social of countries. In Thessaloniki they sat. In Kavala they sat. They sat in Corinth. And in Athens they sit. My hotel staff tell me this is what Greeks the nation over now do for hours on end, drinking this refreshing coffee drink, smoking, gaming, talking and waiting...

Unlike Turkey's surging energy, on this side of the Aegean Sea I feel a weighty feeling of ...

Supplemental # 2: A Word on Sources

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

... free downloadable audio guides to city neighborhoods, museums and archeological sites, and loaded up my iPhone and iPad with them. Often I used only his audioguides instead of the really boring ones provided by the museum, all of which sound like they are read by the dean of our cathedral in Denver! The podcast interview format brought me into contact with expert locals who explained what I was hearing and seeing. He may exude a dorky, Boy Scouty, PBS-y profile, but Rick ...

Corinth #1: Isthmus be my lucky day!

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... by Corinthians pouring buckets of human excrement upon them during sensitive negotiations. She is rebuilt beginning with Julius Caesar into a thoroughly Romanized city populated with many freed slaves noted for their abilities in finance, commerce and trade. Her strategic location assured a steady stream of sailors, merchants, diplomats and soldiers moving through her town on a daily basis. No philosophical schools here! Think San Francisco during the gold rush. ...

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This hotel, located on Vrahati, Corinth, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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