Tolon Holidays Hotel
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... Mom and Dad kept hitting their heads in various places throughout the room. (In hindsight, was good practice for the caves we saw today!) As you can see from our photo of the bathroom, the mirror was placed pretty low!
We ate breakfast at the hotel, overlooking the sea, and the lovely owner of the hotel, Voula, made sure we all ate well - especially Dad. She first recommended that he eat eggs, and when she didn't see him ...
... glare! Just a sign of how yuck Athens can be!
Now it was time for the exciting part of our trip checking in to our med sailor’s boat and seeing who else we would be spending the week in close proximity with. We arrived and found our skipper Andy ... Flip and I could **********tain our grins we definitely got the hottest skipper of the lot! Next we met two American sisters Emma and Isabelle and hit it off straight away, the 6 of us went out to grab ...
... from the heights of the Acropolis. The former citadel is plonked above the city and contains the remains of several ancient buildings including the Parthenon. To be frank, they are in the process of restoring it so it looks like a giant 3D puzzle about to be assembled. I wonder how many puzzles are completed in an interview for an ancient ruins restorer.
Athens does have a great feel to it, walking through the narrow winding streets, eating the local cuisine - but it ...
... wide with the walls towering a hundred feet above us in places. The wind blew through the narrow channel along with a very strong current that required me to use 2200 RPM to keep us moving at a reasonable speed. Soon the other end was in sight and we motored through into the bay. We found a small nondescript marina and tied up alongside. We would stay here for a few days and investigate the town of Korinth.
To be continued…..
... outside of the new city and there are still lots of residence and along the way we pass by the business
area, it reminds me of Mexico, homes and businesses look similar.
0920 hr The site and museum are small compared to others maybe 10 acres.There is the Archaic temple of Apollo ( 7 columns left) dating back to 5th c. BC,
Glauke fountain,( story behind that) nothing left of the theater.
WE spend an hour here and head back to the boat.