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I am so happy to have a chance to bring you up to date! We have been up in the Paranssas Mountains without internet in Arachova and visiting Delphi, the ancient site which is considered to be the birthplace of Apollo. The site is on a mountain, about 2000 feet above a canyon. There is an incredible museum there with artifacts they have discovered …
... Alien vs. Predator.
Our trip back was rather uneventful, save for an unintentional tour of a remote village in search of a Byzantine Monastery that we never found, and we all made it back in one piece. If you ever think of visiting Greece- preferably while I'm still here- you must include Delphi and Arahova in your trip plans. You won't regret it!
See you next time!
... Bay of Itea.
We then visited the Delphi Archaeological Museum.
We had lunch at the town of Itea on the Bay. It guards access to the sanctuary of
Delphi. We had real calamari which was
delicious. The ice cream was ...
We’re on the road again.
A very comfortable bus. We’re
driving through the huge mountain range through central Greece.
We stopped at a workshop where they make icons for the Greek
Orthodox Church. They first make the
canvas they paint on by using very fine cotton cloth and coat it with paste,
plaster and some other common ingredients.
They sand it till its smooth, ...
... place of beauty and wonder as to how the monks built these magnificent structures, clinging to the top of these pinnacles. We visited 4 of the monasteries before we encountered monastery fatigue. Well worth the time and highly recommended for any future travelers to Greece.
Recognizing we were getting a little road tired, we decided to extend our stay an additional night at ...