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... sup> and 12th BC and spread to all the known sites of this period in the Mediterranean basin.
On the road from modern Mycenae to the acropolis we visited one of the most important of the Mycenean monuments—the Treasury of Atreus.
The treasury is the most representative and best-preserved example of a tholos tomb (1250 BC) and is believed (or, perhaps, hoped) to be the burial place of Agamemnon.
The entrance is ...
Waking up at a leisurely hour of 9, Parker and I start our day. Coffee and breakfast up on the top patio over looking the small harbor of Hydra. Once again it's windy but a beautiful view- we have to be out of our room by Noon. We ended up taking an earlier boat to Athens, very rough water by somehow we make it to the ...
After a very restful sleep and lie-in till well after 9 we had our breakfast and went down to "Once upon a time" for coffee - unfortunately the story didn't have a happy ending as both the coffee and service were not good :( Then we went and hired a quad bike and drove to Poros where we parked up and saw this chap foing some a,axing stuff on a wave board (?) then went and sorted our ferry tickets for Monday (changed from Tuesday), Pg had another (much nicer) coffee and I had Coke Zero ...
... spectacular – the water was iridescent blue – it kind of glowed, and the boat wakes shone bright white. It was truly amazing.
From Sorrento we headed to Pompeii, to check out the sweet ruins. It was pretty amazing walking through an ancient Roman town, which was in pretty good nick due to the layer of pumice it received thanks to Vesuvious in 79 AD. We found the few plaster casts of people shielding their heads etc, as they were buried where they ...
... combination sand and small pebbles, and don’t tell Kathy but there were lots of fish between 5 and 7 inches swimming around. We saw several sea urchins and some different types of sea weeds. The water is again crystal clear. I’ll try to take a couple of pictures that will show that - we’ll see.
Dinner was at the Veranda restaurant this evening. It was midway up the harbor and the view was outstanding. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSpetses Hotel
The hotel is very nicely located, it has its own beach
Has an okay breakfast buffet, but the view on the restaurant is amazing
The rooms are quite old
The elevator was kept breaking down
Its not cheap
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