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Travel Blogs from Olympia
... br> After looking at the actual ruins of the Olympic site, we all trudged off to the Museum. There were some cool things in there as well. One of the most astonishing was a 7 metre tall marble statue of Hermes (winged messenger), taking baby Dionysius (god of wine, orgies and fun) to safety because Hera, the wife of Zeus, wanted to kill him. Zeus was continually having babies with other women besides his wife. This statue is among the photos: it ...
... only look at greek gods for so long and Richard and the kids were done in record time. As soon as we got walking out in the field to see all the areas of the Olympics it started to rain more and more so that was the end of our tour. It was likely my least favorite stop but still neat to see. The best part was the little cafe after where I had a chocolate crepe!
... we learned two
important facts regarding the port that we had misunderstood. First,
it is not a Greek island, it is part of the mainland. Second, the
nearby ancient town of Olympia, has nothing to do with Mount Olympus,
300 or so miles to the north. Olympia hosted the original Olympics
and housed the Temple of Zeus, yet another site of one on the seven
wonders of the ancient world. The gods lived elsewhere on ...
... to missionary) for a pork meal from a roasted whole pig. The mayor greeted us and we were seated at a long table in the village center. Then two musicians arrived and began playing, one on snare drum and one on balalaika. The balalaika player also sang, starting with Zorba theme song of course. The food was fabulous - bread, Greek salad, green salad, tzatziki sauce, French fries, pastitsio, pork and more pork, olives, sliced apples with honey, and ...
... and back to our bus. Next stop in about an hour was the seaside small town of Kardamyli. We had an hour to walk around the town and then most of us took a hike up- up - up to the church of Agia Sophia, high on a hill behind Kardamyli. There might have been beautiful views but I was concentrating on where to next plant my feet and hiking pole on the rocky (and did I mention steep?) path. Early on we passed two graves cut into the ...
Other places to stay in Olympia
Douma 13 , Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Pyrgou-Olympias Ave, Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Drouva 1, Olympia | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Great place for tourists
- Really a good choice
- An excellent hotel...
1 Karamanli Street, Ancient, Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Ancient Olympia, Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Olympia Village , Olympia | Hotelfrom $91
Olympia | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Praxitelous And Kondilists, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $39
Georgiou Douma St., Olympia | Hotelfrom $39
Varela 2, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Tsoureka str.1, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $51
Varela 2, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $37
Xenofontos street, Olympia | Hotelfrom $39
Tsoureka 2, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $44
39, Praxitelous & Kondili Str, Olympia | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Praxitelous Kondili 2, Olympia | Hotelfrom $92