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... the fellows and I packed ourselves into two cars, once again rented from the Athens airport, and made our way to visit the Oracle in Delphi, Greece.
Donning my birthday tiara, I rocked out with the fellows to some sweet tunes provided by our driver and admired the Grecian country side. Our first unexpected site to see was a memorial for the WWII Massacre of Distomo.
... Bay of Itea.
We then visited the Delphi Archaeological Museum.
We had lunch at the town of Itea on the Bay. It guards access to the sanctuary of
Delphi. We had real calamari which was
delicious. The ice cream was ...
We’re on the road again.
A very comfortable bus. We’re
driving through the huge mountain range through central Greece.
We stopped at a workshop where they make icons for the Greek
Orthodox Church. They first make the
canvas they paint on by using very fine cotton cloth and coat it with paste,
plaster and some other common ingredients.
They sand it till its smooth, ...
... Inn. Quite, great breakfast, interesting people, AC not needed but working and great showers. On Saturday we met Jo from Hong Kong. She was a former police officer and is currently a yoga instructor, traveling alone. Plus we met a delightful couple, Johathan and Rebecca from the Washington, DC area who were planning to climb the big cliff sides around Meteora. Jonathan is a naval ...
... that we share with four others like the last place. My grocery store adventure last night was interesting but I managed to made a zucchini pasta and grab the makings for sandwichs to cut down the cost of food for a couple of days. Tomorrow is a relaxing day and it is suppose to be nice so I am very excited about that. It will also be our last day in Athens.
ps my clothes are starting to stick