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... side of the road to stay on but she seems to have gotten the hang of it amazingly fast. Getting from the airport towards Corinth really posed no problems and we were travelling along really well. We did notice that, as we kept to the speed limit, cars were overtaking us left right and centre but of course we were still getting acclimatised and also by this stage had already been up nearly 24 hours so that was fine. Liane said she did nap occasionally on the plane but it couldn't ...
... anchor and set off for Nafplio. Julie forgot to mention the pre-lunch drinks we had sitting on the top deck laughing and chatting with our fellow passengers. I should mention as a point of national pride that all us Aussies went swimming.
Nafplio is the old capital of Greece before Athens, when Greece gained independence, the city is very much like Venice without the canals, the architecture is very much ...
... 8217;s war for independence from the Ottomans.
We explored the Palamidi Fort and took a boat trip over to Bourtzi Island which used to be a fortress. Also we took a little tourist train from the waterfront which goes by most of the main attractions in Nafplio.
... wide where the water is and 25 metres wide where the bridge crossed it and it is too small to take anything larger than personal craft through it these days. I think a small (200 or so passengers) cruise ship thingie could also fit. It is deep though – from the road looking down it is interesting to see how much of the earth you can get through and still be earth…..
From here we are back on the coach ...
... s, and let out the occasional little scream.
But eventually we made it - and it was worth it. The site was truly
amazing. Apparently the accoustics of the place allowed the speaker in
the middle to talk in hushed tones and be heard by the person in the
furthest seats (a quick on site test quickly illustrates the accuracy of
this statement). When you stand among these ruins, and realise that