Grecotel Olympia Riviera Thalasso
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... us hired a taxi for 80 euro total including his waiting time for us at Mt Olympiad. Our driver was Antonis and he said his tidy looking Skoda taxi had travelled over 1 million kilometres and was on its second engine. He was a million man as he said that Katakolon has about 1 million tourists per year, mainly via cruise ship - there was a second ship in port at the same time we were. We noted that it had a hydroslide that included a clear section ...
We checked out of the yurt and headed for Olympia about 2 hrs drive north and inland. The whole day turned into a disaster. We didn't find it, we were out there for a few hours driving around in the heat and the orange groves, no one speaking English and no road signs, they just ran out. We gave up in the end found our way to a costal town and a really good value new, modern hotel in a ...
... one in our opinion was the statue of Hermes carved in the 4th c. BC. He is holding his a baby who is his brother Dionysos who was named the god of wine. Story goes Zeus gave the god of wine to Hermes and he wouldn't stop crying until grapes were dangled in front of him hence his name. This is one of the finest works of the late classical period and you can really see why. We then walked into the Olympia village which has lots of ...
Day at the beach, reading sunbaking sleeping all day. Sara was happy to meet a golden retriever who looked like Rosie. Nice long walk along the beach past the big resort further along.
Wind started to pick up late in the afternoon, so we decided to head off ...
... was - not too bad at all! Oh and how could I forget, our host presented us all with a shot glass of some sort of white spirit that would put hair on the head of a bald man - boy did it burn!
We were then presented with the most enormous buffet - salads, vegeis, pasta, moussaka, meatballs and who knows what else. It was absolutely superb and to top it off some sort of little mini fried pancakes with the most delectable honey ...