Porto Klaras Studios & Apartments
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this area on our free days.
When we reached Cape Sounion we went on a short hike to the
summit, marked by the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon. Big columns, carved with the names of
sailors going to and from the port, overlook the Cape and aptly pay tribute to
the god of the sea.
Coming home from the Cape, Kelsey and I were craving a good
old American ...
... this is why our campground, the only one available, is funkier than others where we’ve stayed. When we got here last night we were the only tent campers; since it’s Friday night a few others have arrived.
The Temple of Poseidon is very impressive. Sixteen columns are still standing and it is situated high on a headland where it can be seen from both land and sea. Lord Byron waxed ...
... pictures. I can't stress enough how amazing the view was. It sort of reminded me of Ireland, so that was bittersweet--because, well, I miss Ireland and it sort of sucked to remind myself that I wasn't there. But Greece is pretty cool too :)
About twenty minutes before we thought the sun was going to set, we wandered over to the Temple. We got into the site for free, because it was Sunday (Sundays from November 1st to March 31st you can get into sites for ...
... guy tapping on a drain pipe with a stilson. And just in case you missed it the first time it tolled again at 8.00.
Diane went to the bakery for some fresh bread and by the time she was back, the boys were ready to get moving. By the time I had got out of bed at 10.30 we were well kn our way. I was a bit cranky because I missed the breakfast the girls normally make. Cereals, fruit salad and Greek Yogurt. It tastes great. ...
... drizzled with lemon, olive oil from Ari's Granpa's olive trees and oregano. ummm, deliciousness :)
We stayed a few days at Ari's place - relaxed, made a traditional May day wreath with multicolored roses from the garden, helped out in the garden, went to the nearby beach a couple times, drove in the open jeep up to Posiedon's temple in Sounio nearby. That was magical. We got up there at sunset and the temple had just closed but ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking