Travel Blogs from Delphi
Since arriving in Greece, many people told me to visit Delphi (believed to be the centre of the earth in ancient times). With my parents in tow we took a three hour bus ride up into the mountains.
On arrival the weather was terrible and being winter most of the town was shut! A man shouted 'Do you have an idea?!' every time we walked past …
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Ah BUT NO
I was unable to see most of Delphi due to rocks falling...a hazard I guess...
A bit disappointed but then a quick rethink and I saw the beauty in being able to spend a quiet …
... sanctuary to he administrative town of Chrisso for lunch. We then went back to the Delphi museum, this had changed, viewed the Indus but the most stunning of all is the Charioteer. We then walked the Ancient Sacred Way of Delphi to the Temple of Apollo and the Oracle. Finished the site and stayed at the Amalia Hotel ...
... From there we went to a traditional Greek restaurant for buffet lunch...yum yum and more yum!!! Starting to get a good taste for moussaka After this a drive to Olympia the town and we visited a quant store that sold many traditional and other items relating to ancient Greece...lots of olives oil etc Other sites seen today were the worlds long suspended bridge over the Carrinthian ...
... deal than Ford Focus for EUR 30 because of the gas consumption and we could start our trip immediately.
We arrived at Delphi after a few hours of driving (it’s around 180 - 200 km from Athens). Luckily both of us entered for free like EU students. The place itself was not so impressive even if it's located in the mountains on the foothills of Mount Parnassos and it used to be a really big construction built in the 7th century B.C. There ...
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