Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa
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... is noisily vocal. There is an even older small fortress (bourtzi) joined by a causeway extending into the bay and some stone columns lying in the water from a shipwreck- the inhabitants had only carried one up to the centre of their ancient fortress. We are really enjoying almost daily strenuous walks.
We then drove up along the coast to Pylos. Another beautiful harbour, two fortresses, great atmosphere, on the list for next time. Then on to ...
... is there still, which basically is the big stuff like blocks of stone. There are a number of relics still standing and there is a treasury mostly intact. The site is still interesting and we find a lot of information around the site. We then head indoors to the museum where the interest really is. The relics here are pretty awesome and you get an impression of how important the site is. The site has a number of treasuries and as Sean informs us, these people were really ...
... through the stables. Augeas did not fulfill his promise, however, and after Herakles had finished his labors he returned to Elis and waged war on Augeas. Herakles sacked the city of Elis and instituted the Olympic Games in honor of his father, Zeus. It is said that Herakles taught men how to wrestle and measured out the stadium, or the length of the footrace.
Whatever the origin it was a strange feeling to be walking on the ...
... him about being a ninja while they were still in the stadium at Messene. Of course he denied it, but all day Saturday he did make sure to tell us in which direction we'd be walking next and what we should meet next to--a big change from the usual!
Our last stop was the Olympic Stadium, where some people raced. Even though I didn't run, I did make a bet with Jenna on one of the races. I lost the bet, though, and now owe her one ...
... a table, but the couple that they seated at our table had requested a table by themselves, so our waiter moved them. We did not have anyone else join us. After dinner we saw a guy doing tricks on a BMX bicycle and a giant hoop in the piazza. ??? Who knew that BMX stunt men could get jobs on a cruise ship! They were having a big party up on deck 15 by the pool, so we went to deck 16 to watch the festivities Then we headed to our rooms for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service