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... of the world, which explained all the fresh-squeezed orange juice that we were served every morning. Mystras became relatively prosperous after 1261, compared to the rest of the empire. Under the despot, Theodore Palaiologos, Lord of Morea, it became the second most important city in the empire after Constantinople, and William II's palace became the second residence of the emperors. The ...
... is known as the Rock of Gibraltar of the East. We had to park our car outside the town and walk through the gate (mone and emvasia, meaning "single entrance") to get to the town.
The town walls and some Byzantine ruins remain from the medieval period. The lower town consists of one cobblestone street with winding corridors shooting off that street. The upper town, atop the rock was the site of ...
... held more temples, agoras, bathhouses but above all an amazing auditorium. The outdoor theater sits atop our sights list so far. Holding several thousand people in 40-odd levels it was stunningly intact. The building allows people in the top level to hear coins dropping on the stage, perfectly. After lunch, of again gyros, the rain once again set in, heavily. This time it stayed. So it meant off to a seaside campground for some washing, skyping and rainy walks along the beach. Not so ...
... big town, Flomohori where we plan to stop for lunch. On the edge of town I spot a little rusting sign to a beach and we choose to swim first. Down bumpy and very narrow dirt track. Is this a good idea, will the suspension survive? Too late now. Ends at perfect pebble beach in small cove with two tavernas. Get chatting to the only other people there, a group of retired school teachers from Athens one of whom used to teach english. They are great fun, make ...
... HOW TO COME HERE:
From Athens is approximately 3 hours.
If you are in Sparta (20 minute drive from
here) it is advisable to visit Mystras first and then come here to spend the
entire afternoon…swim first and then go for some fish and ouzo.
Don’t miss visiting the Caves of Diros which is
another interesting place to visit ….only a 30 minute drive from here as well.