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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Smoking rooms available
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- Free parking
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... of mourning the dead, showing strength and the ability to carry on.
The Corinth canal spans a 6km piece of land and is a link from the Ionian sea on the Greece side to the Turkish Aegean sea on the other (and known as the Adriatic by the Italians, and all part of the Mediterranean of course!), and as far back as Julius Caesar he could see the need for a canal rather than have trading boats go several hundred kilometres around land. But he ...
The canal was finally built and finished in 1889.. The hopes of all those who were confident that the new sea-route would be shorter, safer and less expensive were disappointed. The canal records show that no big, impressive ships have ever gone through it. The outcome may not have lived up to the expectations, but that is simply the other side of the coin. Maybe after all, the oracle was right: "leave it alone". Had Zeus wanted an ...
... in 146 BC and resettled by Julius Caesar in 44 BC.
Key sites are some pillars of its Doric style temple of Apollo, the Glauke fountain (cut into the natural rock 5th c. BC), Peirene fountain, and the tribunal (bema) from which St. Paul spoke to the Corinthians in AD 52.
Its great to wander around these sites and imagine them as the alive cities they were - Corinth had about 90,000 residents at its peak. The ...
We left Athens mid afternoon on the 6th for Corinth.
Tue 7th: After early morning swim from the hotel's own private little pebbly beach at Lutraki, we had to deal with a flooded bathroom and bedroom from me inadvertently showering in the wrong section in the tiny bathroom. Turns out one needed to shower just about sitting on the ...
... These women lived in the temple and we're recognised through the shaving of their heads. They also had had marks on the bottom of their sandals that meant 'follow me'. Paul's big message was that all were equal in the Christian communities. So he called for the 'consorts' to covert heir heads with scarves, thus taking away their stigma and making them more equal. He was on about creating equality, not making women feel inferior.
Seafood lunch on our return to Athens was ...