Armata Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... accents on the bus so I assumed there were other foreigners braving the slopes of Mikines. Sure enough there were a few people at my stop willing to share a taxi up to the acropolis and although I whipped around the site in just over an hour and prepared to head back rather promptly I ended up bumping into an old French man who I'd had a drink with in Athens that night with Akis and a lovely couple from Texas who had cracked a deal with a taxi driver to take us to the ...
... of the Peloponnesian peninsula.
So much for the geography lessons!!
It is quite impressive, completed well before the Panama Canal, now starts the history lesson!
Our next stop is Ancient Corinth.
We pass the Acrocorinth on the way. It is a fortified structure on the highest point of the local area. It times of war, locals sought refuge. We learn that the word "Acropolis" is a general term for a high point, usually fortified.
The ruins are again quite ...
... performing dance poses whilst complaining about a lack of flexibility she once had to the amusement of other tourists. She laid on the peer pressure thick for me to take stage and sing a song, however there was no way that was happening. I made way for the aisles to sit down in the seats in the shade and watch more tourists perform. A woman stood at the centre of the theatre and sang “My only sunshine”, albeit simple a very ...
... public transport to get here), bus drivers seemed to bypass the little detour they need to make to reach the site. The town of Ligurio itself was totally dead in the middle of the day and we had trouble finding any open restaurant even on main street ! As it turned out we had just missed a bus and had to wait a couple of hours for the next one. We cheered ourselves with dessert.
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So Maura and I survived one more night in Olympia. There was a little more people walking around which was nice so it wasn't such a ghost town. We ended up getting a few drinks and food and then headed to bed in the late evening to get as much sleep as we could before we headed to Nafplio in the morning. We were lucky that the owner of the pension were were staying out helped us out finding a way to get here. We thought we could just catch the 12:30 bus to ...