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... whitest family on the planet didn't end up in the hospital with sunstroke. Her design was to reward me for foregoing my Grecian experience with some good quality time.
When we arrived last night, the music, the intoxicating aromas of the food, the fragrance of the flowers in full bloom, the smell of the sea, and the relaxed hustle and bustle of the region made me realize the fifteen year wait would be worth it. Today proved that to be true as we spent a ...
... we headed out around noon, toward Mystras with a new lease on life …. Google Maps!
Mystras is situated on the slopes of Taygetos Mountain. The archaeological site stands above the tiny village of Mystras and the city of Sparta. The greenery surrounding the area is mostly pine trees, cypresses and the ever-present orange trees. We found out that Greece is known as the orange ...
... repertoire) and another group of the cats that seem to litter all of Greece and deter Marc at every stop. After a wander through the museum, we were on our way again and just in time to catch a beautiful sunset overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. We wound our way around the coast and over the Rio-Antirio bridge to Hotel Poseidon in Patras. It was astoundingly cheap for the nice rooms and amazing breakfast setting overlooking the pool and sea. We decided ...
... was an absolutely amazing ancient complex that housed a city and a fortress all on the side of an enormous cliff. You will see, I took quite a few pictures. It was also even more climbing than the 999 stairs from the morning. We then made another strategic error by over-ruling Google maps for the shortest trip between Sparta and Kalamata. Apparently Google's re-route was to avoid the highway from hell that puts Colorado's mountain drives to absolute ...
... in the gorge of Anakolo at an altitude of about 750 meters on the slopes of mount Taygetos.
The settlement Koumousta was found the 17th century and it is amazing how it has preserved its form, the traditional buildings, its Square with the marble fountains and the huge plane tree in the center of the square. 5 Byzantine churches scattered around are also in short proximity to the village.