Vaela Pallas Cultural Resort & Spa
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... worked and the detail is excellent, as good as any goldsmiths work today. There is a small amount of restoration visible but considering the age it's to be expected. The rest if the exhibition is in sections, the first area is about the actual houses, the mosaic floors have been moved from the site and laid in the museum, they are very detailed and in excellent condition, made from small pebbles, unlike the Roman ones we have previously seen which were made of manufactured tiled. ...
... burial. One of the most remarkable things about the architecture is that it preserves several large, painted scenes on some of the walls - usually paintings (other than vase paintings) don't survive that long because of the fragile nature of the medium, but in this case the underground climate conditions were favorable enough to give us a rare glimpse into what was possible for murals and larger paintings in ancient Greece.
I'm back! Really been trying to test my power lately, thought I'd give myself a little challenge. So I just snuck into Apollo's farm, totally managed to steal his entire herd without him knowing! When they started moving i saw their hoof marks in the ground pointing right to me, and we couldn't have that now could we. So, in a stroke of genius, I put their hoofs backwards! So now no one knows where they could've gone! Ha! Good luck Apollo, I totally outdid myself here!
... leading downwards. Honestly, I almost walked right past it. But as you walk down, you realize you're walking underground, and lying before you is the facade of an ancient tomb. There were two where the facade was almost completely in tact. It was incredible to walk down and see that much history right in from of me. It was even more intriguing for me because I have been in multiple art history courses where the architecture of these ancient building has been discussed. It's ...
... which happened to be boulders of some kind. Huge lamps directed at them added special effect to their enormous size and closeness with town houses. I quickly checked in and was escorted to my room by a lovely the hotel owner. It was a family run guest house, actually. I loved it. My train dream had come true. 30 minutes later I was resting my bruised body on a comfy bed with a cold drink in my hand, watching some blockbuste movie with Greek ...