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Hello all! You, my dear readers, will have to forgive me for my infrequent blog postings. As we get closer to the holidays, my schedule at the College gets busier and busier. Our two-week Christmas vacation is coming up very soon and it will be a welcome break. But in the meantime, let me update you on my travels since my last post.
Three weekends ago (coincidentally on my birthday), ...
... Bay of Itea.
We then visited the Delphi Archaeological Museum.
We had lunch at the town of Itea on the Bay. It guards access to the sanctuary of
Delphi. We had real calamari which was
delicious. The ice cream was ...
We’re on the road again.
A very comfortable bus. We’re
driving through the huge mountain range through central Greece.
We stopped at a workshop where they make icons for the Greek
Orthodox Church. They first make the
canvas they paint on by using very fine cotton cloth and coat it with paste,
plaster and some other common ingredients.
They sand it till its smooth, ...
After staying overnight in the small village of Delphi it was a pleasant start to the day to not have to drive anywhere. The sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi extends over a series of terraces in the foothills of Mount Parnassos. Delphi is the most famous oracle of ancient Greece, and was regarded as the centre of the world. According ...
... jaja). Es un barrio lleno de pancartas y pintadas, y también lleno de librerías y cafeterías. Un barrio interesante. Luego, tomé un bus directo a Delphi, que está en medio de la montaña y tiene unas famosas ruinas de los antiguos griegos. En tres horas estaba allí, muy feliz de encontrarme en un pueblecito casi desierto, lejos de la ciudad y el ruido. Me hice un bocadillo y lo disfruté con unas vistas increibles al valle. Al fondo veía el ...