- Continental Breakfast
- TV Other Russia
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Delphi
... pictures at the start. I finally could not stand myself and ran the length of the stadium like I was a competitor. Although I ran clothed instead of the traditional nude covered with olive oil. My group was relieved. Even though they disqualified me. It was a good laugh, but how could I resist. Then to the museum to see the artifacts that were found at the site. Our guide did a great job bringing it all to life with myths and ...
... On the second day staying there, we took a day trip to a super cool theater that is known for its flawless acoustics. Of course, the drama majors, and extroverts alike, were in their element and did not turn down the opportunity to have their voices heard! It was really cool to see all of the different performances though. I even discovered that there is a girl in our class who is an opera singer, how cool is that?! After we got back to Nafplion, we were given ...
... route to take to see all that was uncovered. I luckily had brought a 1.5L bottle of water and only reaching the first of the many buildings had already drank a quarter of it. (Hat and walking shoes would be a strongly advised). The first of the sites at the sanctuary of Apollo was one of the many treasuries built. I learned in my clever eavesdropping that they are called "treasuries" as they held the offerings made to Apollo. The most impressive of them is the ...
... and was presumably melted down.
Apparently the tradition of lighting the Olympic flame here was revived by Hitler before the games in Berlin. It remains today as a symbol of unity and peace through all the nations.
This site is tree lined and fascinating with on going excavations continuing. The nearby museum holds a lot of treasures that have been uncovered.
Lunch was in the nearby town of Olympia - a delicious ...
... short walk to the entrance to the ruins of the site.
The first step though was the suntan lotion as it was a hot day so it was going to be needed. Sunburn was something that I had managed to avoid and I was not about to let it happen. You enter the site and follow the same sacred way that people would have walked during the sites prominence.
Delphi had various treasuries on the road to the Temple and most of these were ruins with ...