Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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First port day is Katakolo, which is a small port town, that is 35 km away from Mount Olympus. Up early, room service breakfast at our bow window overlooking the Mercedes Taxis and the Bug buses arriving for the schmucks that pay 80 Euros for the round trip. We were off the vessel thinking we would have a walk around the town and find Coffee and Wifi, walking along the port shops and storekeeper who is ...
... living in Greece with a thick mix of both accents (making him pretty hard to understand in the first place). He loved to talk but he didn't really tell stories the way our other tour guides did, he simply would just state dates and the dry details of what occurred. Even being someone with a history degree and loving this area within history, I just glazed over from the moment he started speaking until we were freed from him 6 ...
... of Pisa, and Lykourgos of Sparta with the institution of the 'sacred truce'. From that time on, the Olympic Games were held every four years and acquired a Panhellenic character. The athletes competing in the games had to be true-born, free Greek men. They competed naked to honour the gods and to ensure they carried no concealed weapons. The word 'gymnasium' actually comes from the Greek word gymos, which means "naked." Women were not allowed to watch the games. The ...
Amy and I went for breakfast and joined a nice Melbourne couple John and Tanya. Then early lunch in buffet and off on our tour Bus no 14. We drove for 40 mins and the countrtside looked very poor with dusty yards and piles of rubbish in places. Upon arrival at Olmpia our guide showed us around the original site of the Olympic Games. Saw ...
... is this sculpture it rests on a base specifically designed for it so that in case of an earthquake the whole section of the floor it rests on will move thus ensuring no damage will occur to the statue. Whilst there are many other impressive sculptures in the building this is the only one with such a foundation.
After our visit to the museum we all climbed aboard the bus for our drive ...