Travel Blogs from Agia Marina
... would they? They are surrounded by artifacts and living in the midst of ancient history is their norm. The National Archeological Museum houses works of art dating back to 7000 BC. There are treasures from excavations in cemeteries, contents from royal tombs, original large-scale sculptures, reliefs, sarcophagi, gold jewellery, pottery, silver and glass vessels, and bronze work to name just a few. ...
... meant to do this one but hey….. an excuse to visit Athens yet again is not such a bad thing!
(L)We've been a bit spoilt up until now having sumptuous spreads included in our room rate but alas not here.. it was around 9am before we were all up and ready to head out for breakfast. We found a nice little cafe for a nice meal, a pretty expensive meal, Deb and I had omelettes and GJ had a croissant and some yoghurt and honey, 2 fresh OJs, tea and coffee and ...
... the other guards foot with their foot.
Hilarious! Surprisingly, they encourage people to pose with the
guards and take photos. The plan was to go to the Roman Agora and
Ancient agora, but again we'd run out of time, so we went to the
shopping district and looked around. I wanted to buy a new suitcase
as 3 out of 4 wheels are now broken, but couldn't find one I liked.
Had a dinner of a gyro platter at a place called Pita Pan (quite
nice) and went back to the hotel. ...
... is rather big, but something you don’t spend a lot of time looking at.
We go to the gardens and it’s nice to walk in the shade. We walk from the garden to a building which is lucky enough to be in a movie today, with some toga wearing cast members… from here, it is a walk down the hill to the temple of Olympian Zeus and the arch of Hadrian. The columns of the temple still standing show the unbelievable skills of the ...
... the scenic beauty of the Peloponnese. Visits within Greece must of necessity include trips to various archaeological heritage sites with Delphi and the Temple of Poseidon standing tall in our memory.
No tour guide for Greece is worth his salt without mentioning the Greek ...