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I may not have taken Classical Studies at school but the last four days I feel like I have been told enough to last a lifetime.
Once again we left our hotel in Delphi to drive up to the top of the mountain and check out an Archaeology site of the gymnasium which was destroyed by an earthquake. We drank from the sacred water of the mountain then drove down a little to the archaeology site ...
... a great tourist book that shows the ancient sites how they look excavated and then pictures of how the experts think they looked in ancient times. Off for our 4 hour drive to Delphi. We crossed the gulf of Corinth on the new bridge opened in 2012. It was pretty site with four main supports with wires off. The drive along the gulf coastline for the next 2 hours was just beautiful and unexpected. Mountains coming down to the coast ...
... last stretch of the trip was a little damp to say the least. We were hit with lots of rain on our way to Olympia (which made the ride on narrow, curvy roads a little scary!) so the staff decided to postpone our visit to the archeological site until our final day. This gave us the entire afternoon off so we decided to explore. Little did we know, Olympia is even smaller than Delphi! It consisted of one street of shops which because flooded with UD students within a ...
... world....crazy! The saddest part of it is the "rock" chosen to mark such a remarkable place. As seen in my photos it is simply a weird shaped conic plane smooth rock...why?? (If only time machines worked.)
After several more steps and swigs of water I made it to the temple of Apollo where only 6 of the
doric columns remain. It was a pretty stunning site against the valley below and of course I took a ton of pictures from various angles, only a few ...
... by innumerable olive orchards, vineyards, and apiaries (beehives by the hundreds). Moreover, we were traveling over steep mountainous roads, with mountains ominously on our left and the Gulf far below us on our right. There were stretches of road that felt like a ride at Disneyland for the danger they threatened. Still, we felt safe, thinking that this was just another day at the office for the driver. Approaching Delphi, we started a long upward climb til we ...