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... standing. You were supposed to see where the Olympic touch is lit, but we never really saw it. I'm glad we didn't do the tour though because is was very expensive and the people at our dinner table said most of it was in Italian anyways. After walking the ruins we walked into Olympia market place, and had a drink at a cafe to get internet. We had to be back on the ship by 6:30 and are supposed to be headed ...
... order. This was all followed by a nap. It was a wonderful day.
Today we are in Katakalon which is the port for Olympia. We took a morning tour to Olympia which was about a 45 minute drive. The first thing that impresses you when you get there is the sheer size of the area. The first Olympic contests were held there in 776 B.C. The whole complex was severely damaged in ...
... there. Some columns and part buildings were still standing and we got some good photos. The track and field area looked small, well short of 400 metres - it was too hot to test it out - with a low and small in area grass amphitheater that the sign said could hold 45,000 people. The ships departure was about 5pm today but we were back on board about 3pm after a quick look at shops and a 45 minute stay in an internet cafe. The sign said high speed ...
... that pulled the crowd but it filled up fast, including the four Australian women from the cabin next to us, and a handful of the ships officers who we managed to get dancing. Amongst the shipboard info. on cabin TV is that there are 320 Australians on board. We are only aware of 6 NZ'ers including the four of us. The four of us headed back to our cabin and the boys gate crashed the Australians cabin next door, jumped on the beds, fell over and left. The women ...
... li>Main Courses:
- Seared Alaskan Black Cod
- leek, red wine beurre rouge, my choice, fantastic
- Rack of Lamb
- goat cheese panisse, artichokes and arugula
- horse radish flan, sweet & sour baby beets
- The Cheese Ravioli
- fresh basil tomato, vegetarian, who cares
- Chicken Under a ...