Hotel Achillion

13 El. Venizelou, Loutráki, Peloponnese, 203 00, Greece | Hotel
 

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Day 10 Greece-6/4/2014

A travel blog entry by morganingreece

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Day 10 Greece-6/4/2014

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Psari- Psh-ah-ree-Fish

This morning we walk up EARLY for a long bus ride North. We took a three hour trip to the town of Epidaurus. Our first stop was about an hour into the trip. We thought we were simply getting Frappes, but our rest stop was located a short walk from another amazing sight: the ancient Corinthian canal. Then we moved ...

Poros, GR (Corinth Canal) to Kiato, (Peloponnese)

A travel blog entry by rknepper

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... for the same purpose). According to Suetonius, the canal was dug to a distance of four stades (approximately 700 metres (2,300 ft), in other words about a tenth of the total distance across the isthmus). A memorial of the attempt in the form of a relief of Hercules was left by Nero's workers and can still be seen in the canal cutting today. Other than this, as the modern canal follows the same course as Nero's, no remains have survived. The philosopher and Roman senator Herodes ...

A Visit to the Monastery of St. Patapios

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... I am convinced when I see two cyclamen flowers under the shade of pine trees on my way up. We usually have them in November!

The descent for me is like flying and Yianni is climbing down the 178 stairs without a single complain. (There were more step after we reached the entrance with the elderly nun mind you)!!

So, with this last visit our day’s excursion is over…..I hope you enjoyed the trip.


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An evening in Tolo

A travel blog entry by denfrancis

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... the street, ideal at this time of year. It was busy but not crowded and after a tasty meal and conversation with my hosts I was able to browse in shops, noting especially the one that sold olive wood products.

Tolo will be worth another, longer visit. I did not even see the sea front properly as I had to leave in time to make the journey to Epidavros, back via Naphlion and another series of buses. ...

Greek Voyage

A travel blog entry by house_mouse

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... polish all the stainless. It was a great idea because it worked and before I knew it I was off watch with a job a now didn’t have to do later on. We had entered into the Gulf of Corinth and the morning water was as calm as it could get, gorgeous! We then got to the Corinth Canal, which started being built in the era of ‘Nero’ (whom I am guessing was a Greek royalty of some sort) before Christ. That is a super long time ago and they started with their ...

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This hotel, located on 13 El. Venizelou, Loutráki, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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