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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Pelops Olympia
brilliant air conditiong nice bathroom and beds really frieendly owners and a delicious breakfast make sure you go there
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... Every winner was honoured with a statue describing his achievement. Of 3000 bronze statues to honour the winners, not one is left anywhere today.
As to the cheaters-----how did they cheat 2500 years ago? Some of the athletes drank bulls' blood, to build up their strength. The cheaters were found out by tasters, who checked the acidity of the athletes' urine! Once the Romans took over things in Greece, the Wall of Shame was no longer ...
... through the streets where garbage was stacked in piles. Apparently they are waiting for the facility to be ready where the garbage will be processed. Not a great first impression.
We arrived out to the area where the museum and large area with ruins from the Olympics. The sky did not look promising so we headed to the museum first. It was neat but ...
Today was an early start with the bus leaving at 8 so we could travel 3.5 hours to Olympia. Though I fell asleep almost straight away on the bus, the few glimpses I saw of the Greek country side was beautiful and always changing. It began quite mountainous, then when we were in the valleys we travelled through smaller towns. Our bus driver Theodore tried a pick up line on the girl in the toll booth, "may I stay here all day just to watch your beautiful eyes?" we ...
... I tried the wine and ouzo not because they tasted good (they were actually disgusting btw) but simply because I could. While the tour group was tucking in, 4 or 5 locals wearing traditional outfits came out with two man band and began folk dancing. There were lots of snapping fingers, clapping and “Opa!”s. They invited some of us up to join in so of course Mum and I took the opportunity to make fools of ourselves. We had a blast though and then made our way back on the ...
... at Thorlo and up to Olympia. It didn't turn out that way. A simple turnaround and drive back by Andritsaina would have been the right way (in retrospect) but our trusty British lady's voice captured in the GPS routed us the short route not really considering the road quality or in some cases even if they existed. We ended up literally and figuratively weaving back and forth over some mountain ...