Vaela Pallas Cultural Resort & Spa
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... quantity if the exhibits was amazing, such fine ivory sculptures and gold work, gold jewellery and wreaths, the original purple and gold thread fabric the nones were wrapped in, armour, bronze household utensils used in the washing of the dead body and the kings gold trimmed armour. The tombs are not open to explore inside, but you can see the front if them with their large double doors and decorated pillars and facades. One tomb is older than the others and is made of stone, inside ...
... 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 ...
The hike to the Olympia mountains were anticipated and was soon materialised. Or not? The evening was spend wandering narrow streets and window shopping. The next day was a big day. Already ordered a taxi recommended to me by the receptionist, a nice and helpful chap. It was supposed to be a very early start. the cab was ordered for 5am, early enough to secure myself enough time to safely cover the distance to the summit and back. Things did not ...