Hotel Sparta Inn
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... amount of rubbish around. It is as if they do not see it. Maybe that is so, given they have been surrounded by bits and pieces of ruins for ever. Maybe they have become habitualised to such detritus.
We enjoyed Monemvasia, the walled fortress in the south of Peloponnese and walked the area at night, when it was cooler.....lovely soft night air and sunset. The sunrise the next morning was a stunner. We loved the fishing port of Pylos, where we have ...
... 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 ...
... visiting the CASTLE of GERAKI, the little
island of ELAFONISSOS with its gorgeous beaches and the rock-town of MONEMVASIA.
In nearby Mani there
are also the DIROS CAVES which are worth the detour.
The beauties of the
Peloponnese never end, and this is exactly what I will try to show you in the
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