TripAdvisor Reviews Artemis Hotel Tolon
Travel Blogs from Tolon
... hot and humid. It rained a little while we were at George's house so the humidity sky rocketed. Walking around for an hour was about all I could handle. We took the bus back to Athens and just came back to the hotel. We ordered some room service for dinner and are now laying in bed watching some Bruce Willis movie on the tv.
No plans to tomorrow yet, but want to see some more of the tourist attractions of Athens before we leave.
... Uwe waiting for us at Patras port in Greece was something we had both been looking forward to and talking about for many years leading up to this trip. We are here. Within moments of being picked up from the ferry we were off to a secret location for the night. Our first night was in the fanciest hotel we have stayed in in the last 165 days. This backpacker will never take a private bathroom and bedroom for granted but we had a king size room with lounge area and balcony ...
... the bankruptcy of the country can truly be felt at all our stops. I can find nothing to buy!! We did get the supplies that Jacques needed for his dinner, and treated ourselves to a cold drink in the shade, trying to recover from the near 100 degree temperature. At the pre-determined time, Jacques returned, with Louis, to pick us up and take us back to the cool breezes on board Milena. Once on Milena, it was nice to see and get re-acquainted with Petit Anne and ...
... as 120 tonnes!
Within the main site are a few more tholos, some fancifully named after kings and queens from legends but with no evidence to support their purported provenance.
Archaeological evidence indicates that the palaces of the Mycenaean kingdoms declined some time around 1200 BC and the palace itself was set ablaze in about 1100 BC. But the real mystery behind the cause of the destruction is unsolved.
There is a small but ...
... finished by the Greeks 1893. It was enlarged after damage suffered in the Second World War.
We didn't have to wait very long and entered behind a tourist ferry and an Italian superyacht. We had to motor at 7kts and with current and wash from other two boats against us were able to make about 6kts over the ground.
At 1030 we exited and entered the Gulf of Corinth.
We'll let the pictures tell the story.