Argo Hotel - Studios
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... worked and the detail is excellent, as good as any goldsmiths work today. There is a small amount of restoration visible but considering the age it's to be expected. The rest if the exhibition is in sections, the first area is about the actual houses, the mosaic floors have been moved from the site and laid in the museum, they are very detailed and in excellent condition, made from small pebbles, unlike the Roman ones we have previously seen which were made of manufactured tiled. ...
... Did I mention it's raining! We manage to top up the Internet package after a short wait, mobile shops are always very busy here in Greece. We had decided to buy a second SIM card to use in the net book, so we walked into the rest of the town to track down another network. We found the WIND shop, Greece's cheapest Internet, but not brilliant coverage, according to our guide book. We joined the queue and a Canadian speaking ...
... made it the capital, there is a museum and ruins if ancient structures remain on sites around the village. We arrived at 3.40 pm, the museum closes at 4.00pm, never mind we will come back in the morning, but the opening times states it is closed Mondays. If we really want to visit we will have a day to kill tomorrow. We took a track out if the village to find a place to park, along this track are the remains of the Royal Palace, it is ...
... go to a supermarket in Greece on a Saturday?? We would never do that in the UK. The shop was very busy, we didn't know where anything was and when you are trying to look at what's on offer you always seem to be in someone's way, it turned out up be very stressful. We had lunch and drove to Epanomi, a village with swimmable beaches and two churches with lavish icons on the coast about 25 km away, we plan to visit the winery here tomorrow. We find a camping spot on the beach, you ...
... able to see these both in the museum and at the archaeological site is a rare treat. I've used the mosaics in some of the classes that I've taught before, but I have to say that they are much more impressive in person. The mosaics help make clear that the residents of this area were quite wealthy, as befitting the royal capital of one of the most successful dynasties in history. There are also some very interesting finds from the tombs of the area on display, which ...