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 of Apollo, temple of Apollo, theatre and the stadium. Sanctuary of Athena ... All quite incredible , I think the stadium was most impressive. Found our Hotel after a wrong turn. Nice $40 includes breakfast. After a rest, enjoyed a local dinner... Finished walking the town--- tonight I shall beat Parker at ...
We decided to rent a car and make a day trip out to Delphi and spend the night. We bought some apples and carrots the night before so we had those for breakfast and lunch in the 3 hour car ride over. It was a very mountainous drive on the way to see Apollo's sanctuary. This place literally sits on top of the mountain and was amazing. This was the place where the Pythian games happened. According to legend, Zeus let go of 2 eagles at opposite points of the ...
... lines. We got to stand outside on the edge of the converted fishing boat the entire way back. We got back to our hotel, packed up our bags, and ate dinner nearby. Then we took off for another few hours to the city of Olympia. But first, we drove up a tremendous mountain up and around to another Temple of Zues (I think??). It was on the very edge of a mountain and we explored there for just a bit before heading out again. We got to our hotel, ate a buffet dinner in the ...
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