Astir Palace Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... with olive trees and vineyards. Any untilled land is covered in wildflowers. It is a beautiful time of year here. There are lots of little villages along the way. The houses vary from very nice stone structures to little more than hovels. It is hard to tell if people actually live in the latter. Zakynthos is an agricultural island making olive oil, olive wood carvings, honey and cotton goods, hand embroidered. We stop at ...
... but perhaps a little tense for a few minutes, especially as he had just read it and had congratulated me and commenting that it was the "best one yet mother!" Its normally me who cant cope with technology!
Back to our travels....Eventually at 2.30pm as scheduled we loaded on to the Olympic Champion, Anek Lines Superfast ferry from Ancona in Italy to Patras on mainland Greece. This was pain free and easy to say the least, infact the whole process had ...
At sea. All at sea, cos I have an exceedingly near terminal case of man-flu. I will be very surprised if I am able to complete the voyage. However, I went to the ship's doctor and was given paracetamol at the cost of $0.52. US. The nurse tried to distract me from my immediate demise by telling me it was the cheapest item on the ship. Her ploy was unsuccessful so my next duty is to check out ...
... standing. You were supposed to see where the Olympic touch is lit, but we never really saw it. I'm glad we didn't do the tour though because is was very expensive and the people at our dinner table said most of it was in Italian anyways. After walking the ruins we walked into Olympia market place, and had a drink at a cafe to get internet. We had to be back on the ship by 6:30 and are supposed to be headed ...
... of the various events were awarded a wreath of olive leaves. It was a great honor the win one of these events and the winners lived in glory and honor the rest of their lives.. We saw the stadium where the running events took place. It held 45,000 people. There were no seats. Spectators sat or stood on the grass surrounding the field. It was really a beautiful impressive place.