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... and some other places and then got to the amphitheater. From here we had free time, i followed the path to above the amphitheater, took some pictures of the views, then came back down to the main road below.
From the ruins we walked to the museum of Delphi. On this tour there were a few Aussies, so talked to the for a bit while waiting for our guide at the museum. Our guide gave us a tour of the ...
... people, but now it can seat 0 because no one is allowed to even walk let alone sit on it now!! We hiked further and further up the side of the mountain to the site where the first Olympic Games (called the Pythian Games back then) were held! That was an amazing thought when we reached the site, to think that athletes had trained and competed in the same spot we were standing so many years ago!! Next we went to the museum ...
... entrance and out of danger.
We stayed in this bay for a few days before moving once again this time to the large marina at Itea that had never been finished (so typical of Greece), therefore it had no water or electricity. The town was tucked beneath very high mountains, where ancient Greek ruins of major importance had been built right under the sheer cliffs. Kathie and I took the bus one morning high up the winding road to the site and ...
... the air conditioning.
A police officer got on and starting speaking away in Greek, but we had no idea what was going on. The officer and the driver got off and some greeks on the bus translated for us foreigners. Apparently someone on the bus had called the police, as the bus wasn't allowed to drive overcrowded with people in the aisles. With all the issues going on in Greece at the moment, the bus company had let go of a lot of staff ...
One thing i have noticed travelling is that we are lucky in Australia, we have such a diverse culture and the fact we can go down to a massive supermarket and buy so many different products, were as over here i have not seen a big supermarket and it's limited what you can buy the stores over here, finding the sweet and sour sauce was lucky. It's also true with what they say, Australia really is the lucky country.