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Katakolon,Greece...gateway to Olympia:Olympia, the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games in 776 BCEi -where the ancient Greeks flocked every 4 years for more than a millennium to celebrate the sacred games dedicated to Zeus.
Delightful seaside town...the ship looks like it's parked right on the one main ...
... another for the priest to leave his clothing. An interesting piece of art was a monk depicted with a rosary. Though rosaries are more associated as a Catholic practice than an Orthodox one, Orthodox monks frequently pray with them.
There is also an older church in this same place, from the 10th century AD. The columns are from different buildings of the ancient period, and if there were any paintings to begin with, they ...
... over and above the prepaid $3,000 rail pass.
In 60 days we visited 36 cities in 17 countries. We stayed in some places a few hours, but averaged 1-2 nights. We caught 58 trains including 4 overnight trains, most of which we ran to but never missed and occasionally very nearly forgot to get off. Although I cursed the Eurail pass daily, in the 59 days, we managed to cover 10,942km in 159 hours spent on trains!
Day 60 is tomorrow, we are using the last day to get ...
... whole experience was the knowledge our guide had of the site and the history behind the various statues. She is truly remarkable and without her stories I don't know that it would have been as enjoyable. Sure, the sites would still have been amazing but the history and myths have added another dimension.
Our visit done we boarded the bus once again for another long drive this time to Kalembaka where ...
... got a bit wrangy as we walked to the ancient site along another stone road after buying the tickets (9 Euro for the museum and site, kids again free!) but I got them to take down the information on the site that was written in English to write a report later ( we are homeschooling as we go) but they got really into it when we found a "secret" tunnel under the ruins of ...