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... instead and we didn’t regret it. But Mycenae was a tie-in with our visit to Troy two years ago, it was discovered by Heinrich Schliemann who had found Troy and then carried on to Greece trying to piece together the story of Troy. We went through Nemea, one of Hercules twelve labours was to kill the Nemean lion – they are long extinct but did exist and a lot of Mycenaean pottery shows lion hunts. Also in this area St George was supposed ...
... he could see the importance of such a project to build a canal, but he did not live long enough to see it happen.
Then Julius Caesar in 44BC he too thought it a good idea not to have to go all the way around the peninsula. Between Caesar and the Emperor Caligula they sent scientists to study the possibilities of a canal.
Finally, even the Emperor Nero got into the act. He announced his intentions to build a canal in 67AD... ...
... Nancy' (our nickname for IPAD) and that we could use that if worst came to worst which for me is better than nothing but far from what I would ideally like for such photo opportunities that lay ahead. Nothing to be done but try not let the anxiety ruin the experience of visiting the places ahead.
Travelling to Corinth continued to be scenic in its own Greek way for example seeing a marble hill just sticking up is something we do ...
... when the Dorians conquered them.
We then drove to Epidaurus to the Aescalepean. This site was a healing site run by Aescalepeus, i.e. according to his teaching and the teachings of Hippocrates and his daughter, Hygeia (from which the word hygienic comes). The ancient Greeks felt that healing required not only the physical, but the mental, nutritional, spiritual, and sensory pleasure. Thus music was always a part of the healing programs as ...
... as a backdrop made the whole thing quite surreal. The Early Christians celebrated in small groups using local bread and wine and we were a bit like that, and in the setting, it was quite a unique way of celebrating mass. Wish mass was like this all of the time.
Our guide, Joanna, is very knowledgable with a good mix of being informative and knowing when to let us have time to wander and take it all in ...
The ruins of Corinth are in a beautiful setting, with the ...
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