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... 000 is really well preserved and continues to be used today. It had fantastic accoustics. From the main point of the theatre stage you could still hear people speaking in their normal voice very clearly from the back. Unfortunately there was no one around who was willing to sing, something that happened when we visited the Roman amphitheatre in Orange France.
Nearby was the sanctuary and Temple of Asklepios. ...
... up on a screen so they can verify your name and face match. There are hand sanitisers at the door (as well as lots of them everywhere round the ship) and you are encouraged to use them on leaving and coming back. When you come back on board you have the card scanned again, then have to put your belongings through an x-ray machine. Any alcohol will be detected and you either give it up or pay USD18 corkage fee.
So our tour today was ...
... those races were available for download)! Steve and I walked the length once, just to say we have done it. In case you are wondering, we kept our clothes on! Winners got a wreath of Olive leaves as their prize. The Goddess of Nike (Nike means victory in Greek) is (as you can see) almost completely whole and one of the primary treasures of the museum. Nike sneakers are named after her! Although they didn't have to worry about drugs in those days, there was cheating going ...
... Races to display their atheletism and to prevent their clothing getting in their way. The rules of wrestling were quite horrible and being naked must definitely be the root of the WWF! Women were not allowed to compete or join in as spectators as there was no need. We learned about the traditions, the honour of winning and the penalties for those who cheat. The crowns of both olive branches and laurel branches are from this time and ...
... then back on the road, for another hour and a half of driving. We stopped for short break near the The Rio–Antirrio bridge, officially the Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge. The world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, which was built in Greece between 1998 and 2004 to augment one of the oldest ferry systems in Europe. It has a suspended deck of 7,388 feet (2252 m), four pylons and five spans totaling ...