Kyllini Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
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... There was actually a portion of the site they were actively working on. We got to see some archaeologists at work! We also used a Rick Steves tour again which had added historical information. When we saw the actual stadium I was amazed at the size and they actually let you walk around inside the stadium site. Of course I had to take the obligatory picture on the starting line! Just outside the stadium area is the monument where the flame is lit at the beginning of every Olympic ...
... arrival day. We also knew the town's population slightly
exceeded 600 people, slightly larger than Montebello. Imagine that
many people in Montebello, Imagine ten percent of that many people
in Montebello. We were scared. Months ago, on the Cruise Critic
message board, a passenger arranged a private tour and we joined
immediately. We promptly ended any further investigation on the port.
... It is a beautiful site - leafy and green and peaceful. We met our guide Nike (Neekee in Greek) at the museum, which has all original pieces found at the site (rather than copies, with originals in Athens - or other countries. As an aside George Clooney's bride, internationally renowned lawyer, has been in negotiations with the British Museum and others to get antiquities returned - hot topic here now that Greece has appropriate museums.) Olympia was ...
... lit. This also still gets done every four years at the beginning of each summer Olympics, which is pretty cool. I’m not sure if it also gets done with the winter Olympics or if it doesn’t, he was a little vague about that but did clarify it was just every 4 years.
Another element I didn’t like about the tour was that this place was so crowded. There were 10 buses from our cruise ship alone and ...
... part of the excursion was running the Olympic track that naked men used to race on. We also had a fun time at the hotels playing cards (Phase 10!) and charades.
This week everything is wrapping up. Last night we had a Girls Night In which was a really fun bonding time! We are studying hard but trying to make the most of being in Athens and being together. I imagine I'll have one more blog post before going home (scary!!!) so until then, ...