Hotel Sparta Inn
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... we made to stay here for two full weeks. Our house is located in a pedestrian only area and driving in this area is reserved for "locals only". From the row of patio restaurants between the mountains and the sea there were many raised eyebrows as Jenn moved the sign for me to cruise into the pedestrian-zone sporting my kick-ass 5 speed, 4 door, white Peugeot Sewing Machine.
Immediately, I got a feeling like I do when I'm in Yorkville on a hot ...
After our typical Greek breakfast of yogurt and honey, feta cheese with tomatoes and olives and bread, we did some hiking. We wanted to climb to the top of the rock to see the old fortress. The winding trail took up straight up with a tiny church halfway up. Wildflowers covered the rocky paths as we climbed. The higher we went the more dramatic the view of the lower town and the sea. After our fill ...
... my athletic heart. We drove quite a ways that day and had some great, zany road trip moments of singing at the top of our lungs. We hit another beautiful sunset and Marc climbed a thorny hillside until he realized we could drive right up and watch from amongst an olive tree grove. We made it all the way to Mystras that night where we would be staying in the home of a true Greek Mama (Christina). We didn't understand her one bit but luckily her son knew ...
Before exploring Mystras we made a quick stop to the historic city of Sparta. Sparta for all you history buffs was home to the Spartan soldiers, who were held in awe by their fellow Greeks for their ferocious, disciplined and self sacrificing battle style. Mystras: In 1249, the Frankish ruler, William II built a strong fortress atop ...
... we have to see. Dimitri seems a good man and loves the place he lives.
Half the bridge is destroyed because of some flooding in the area some years back.
Dimitri drives off and I continue walking having Yianni waiting for me each time further and further up.
At a point we meet Dimitri again who was kind and patient enough to show us the cross road we should take to get to the village. (If I had known that ...
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