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... town called Arahova, famous for its rug making, and were treated to an enormous multi-dish meal for only ten euro a person. They brought out multiple plates of tzaziki with baskets of bread toasted in seasoned olive oil and three HUGE serving platters full of a wide array of foods. I wish I had a picture for you to do this experience justice. But, unfortunately, I do not.
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... 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, ...
... during the meal we were harassed by a solo flyer, which swiftly became a duo, trio, quartet, then a whole bloody band of flying bugs! Our host told us not to worry about the 'bees', but I know a European wasp when I sees one. In the end we moved tables twice trying to escape them as they were incessantly coming after Leanne's meal - who knew wasps had a taste for rooster-flesh? They were very apologetic, which was sweet considering it was 100% our fault and nothing ...
... 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 ...