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- Multilingual staff
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... also brought sacrifices to the temple of Hera if they had been successful in battle. The masks and shields were interesting. The most famous piece was a marble statue of Hermes that was in the Temple of Hera. We had the museum almost to ourselves. It was awesome. Off to a late lunch starving and exhausted. Wonderful food at cafe next to property. 3 of us had gyros and Sarah had dolmades . We rested, cooled off. We shopped a little. ...
... and were on our own for dinner. Mairin, Nohely, and I walked to the pebble beach about a mile away but did not swim (unlike some of our other classmates) because it was really cold and I didn't want to make my sickness any worse! After, we shopped around town a little then went to a small, hidden-gem restaurant that the RA's suggested to us. It was a nice little home style meal for all of us at a reasonable price!
Olympia, Going home with the Gold: ...
... Athenian Tresury which was originally built in 490BCE to commemorate the Athenians' victory at the Battle of Marathon (this info stolen from one of the many well written and marked information boards). Just a few steps further was the rock left by Zeus marking the spot where the eagles crossed paths and his declaration of the centre of the Earth. The crazy thing was when I googled the myth there is science to back that it is in fact claimed to be the centre ...
... got a bit wrangy as we walked to the ancient site along another stone road after buying the tickets (9 Euro for the museum and site, kids again free!) but I got them to take down the information on the site that was written in English to write a report later ( we are homeschooling as we go) but they got really into it when we found a "secret" tunnel under the ruins of ...
... when excavating the site. Much of it had been destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes, and looting. Rome took much of the items when Greece fell under their control… although Rome did try to renovate buildings and prop up the influence of Delphi, it couldn’t stop the demise. There were many beautiful statues and interesting artifacts on display, most of which had survived being looted because it was so damaged (and ...