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Heading north towards Patra along the Peloponnese coast we stop at many bays and towns on our way. An autumnal storm had left some residual winds and moderate seas, enjoyed at one stop by wind and kite surfers. We were tempted to stay here but after speaking to a lovely French family and being told of the many mosquitos we decided to move on.
Ten kilometres on we found our place for the night - right by the beach, a tarmac park with street lighting, which ...
... throughout the site and they’ve left one open – but the original villagers came from Mt Olympus miles away in 3000 BC, found a fertile home and settled there. The actual Olympics began in 776 BC, the site became a sanctuary and temple to the 12 Gods religion in about 100 BC and after that no-one lived there except priests and the village moved aside a bit. In 400 AD the Romans opened the Olympics to other nations and by that ...
... of the 2004 games is one of the most significant reasons for all of their bankruptcy issues due to the infrastructure that needed to be built. As our guide said, "people from other nations used to love our Greek Gods. Now they say those *******n Greeks"! Garbage collection and train service stopped seven months ago in Olympia due to the financial crisis. Although neat, garbage bags line the highways. Really sad. ATHENS We spent our next day climbing the steep and ...
... and Nike by Paionios. The Olympics stopped here with the arrival of Christianity but this site still plays an active role in the Olympic Ceremonies of today. Every four years the Olympic flame has been ignited here and is still lit from the heat of the sun. The concept of putting down our differences for the games and being of healthy body and healthy mind are still something the Olympians hold as sacred today.
... pool and we did some picture uploads as the connection here was the best we’d had so far!
Dinner was overlooking the gully of olives and rose bushes, with mountains around. Dinner was pretty damn good. Except what we expect to have cold, was hot and vice versa. Mum ordered a potato with garlic, it was really good but really cold mash… my dolmades were the best I’ve ever had, but warmed. I thought they were always served cold, but these were hot ...