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... her body buring and threw herself into this fountain.
Inside the museum there of many of the items discovered during the excavations, dating from Mycenaean period, 13th century BC.
Many of the statues are without heads. Apparently the Romans bulk made statues and then customised the heads. This caused the odd anomaly, an old senators head on an athletes body!!
The museum also has a record of the existence of any ancient Jewish Synagogue.
Ancient Corinth was a thriving ...
... our existence in this world.
The theme of the writer of Ecclesiastes (likely Solomon) seems to be that life is all meaningless, at least that is the initial premise he concludes from all his observations. He states this over and over after considering several events and patterns that he sees in the world but finds no purpose in them, it is all like trying to catch the wind (cf. 1:2, 12, 17; 2:11, 17, 23; 4:6,16; 5:16; 6:9). The secrets of the world ...
... high up in the mountains, was yet another castle, the Palamidi, where Theodore Kolokotronis (a hero in the Greek Revolution) was imprisoned. To reach the castle, one must climb 999 steps, all carved into the rocks.
As it was late, we did not visit the castles, but from below, lit up, it still created the perfect picture.... Amazing! Climbing back in the car we were silent as we reveled in all that we had seen.
Time to rest for our next adventure ...
... to stay with me.
So we stopped by a shop at the canal and picked up a mars bar drink. Yes, a MARS BAR drink, WOW, best drink I may ever have. Its practically a mars bar made into a milkshake. My taste buds are seriously having one big party all on their own over here!
We moved onto an archaeological site where we got to see the tower of Apollo, and a big square where the main markets use to be. The “Macarthur ...
... the street, ideal at this time of year. It was busy but not crowded and after a tasty meal and conversation with my hosts I was able to browse in shops, noting especially the one that sold olive wood products.
Tolo will be worth another, longer visit. I did not even see the sea front properly as I had to leave in time to make the journey to Epidavros, back via Naphlion and another series of buses. ...