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Travel Blogs from Sparta
... turns. We lifted the hood and noticed the car was 6 years old. Anyway, we drove to Peloponnese from Athens. We drove through the toll road for 4 hours. 13 euros of tolls later, we excited a few km from Kalamata. The last stretch of the toll road was still unfinished. We soon got to Kalamata; the town famous for its olives. The town is pretty big in comparison to towns in the area ...
... walls as well as the fortress. The remains of this prosperous city are now listed as a World Heritage site, much restoration has taken place and continues to this day. The ruins of Mystras give a glimpse of live during this richly artistic and intellectual time of the ruling Byzantine Empire, we thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon ...
... revolt! But we get to the second gate of the castle and stop to admire the castle perched on its hill top. It is the first real castle we have seen and it is a very nice spot for a castle. We haven’t time to go into it so we admire it and the view across Sparta.
We had a nice meal in Sparta incidentally, our first gyros of the trip! Although we had a shared plate, it was pretty bloody good! During the night, the storm rolled ...
... planted by the entrance little garden and there are plastic pots with red flowers hanging from the vine arbor. We prefer to sit out here…the view below the gorge is breathtaking.
Warm hospitality indeed, we are served herb tea in Anne’s clay teapots and cups she made herself. Wow! This lady is surely gifted!
Dimitri comes up with a scorpion he found the other day, and later on shows ...
We stop for a glass of
wine at a new restaurant with a huge plane tree and then get in the car and
drive back to the village searching for the bridge.
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