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... mountain view to look
at. After we looked around Mycenae a bit we headed back to Nafplion where we
had the rest of the day free. I changed out of my bus/site visit clothes and
headed to the Mediterranean with friends. A large portion of our class was
there, jumping off of rocks and floating in the Mediterranean. We did have to
be careful of the sea urchins and jellyfish (one girl even got a ...
... starting next week could not come at a better time. After the site we headed to lunch on the Corinthian canal where I learned that you cannot make fish for 120 people well. Shortly we were back on the buses and headed towards our final destination for the day, Nafplion. We arrived in the late afternoon to our hotel in Nafplion (a coastal town) and had dinner in the hotel before heading out to check out the town. We ...
... famous sights is the lion entrance.
Next stop up the hill to the city of Mycenae populated between the 16th and 12th C B.C. This is where Schliemann discovered the gold funeral death masks in a tomb in 1874.
We stayed 2 nights in Naphlia. Although is is only 2 hours by highway (not taken by us) it feels like a different world. It is on the water with the Palamidi Fortress towering over the town. Only 999 steps to climb up or down as the spirit moves us.
... Excepting the international flights on British Airways, I have booked every transport on this first sabbatical travel portion myself. Steve and I even managed to navigate the unforeseen circumstance of Greek island ferry closure to re-route ourselves to Athens in less than two hours, and it actually worked! I have gained so much confidence through this process, which was about to be tested by the Greek public transport system.
Today, it's a taxi to the ...
... Epidavros for a short drive to the coast followed by a thirty minute boat ride to the island of Hydra. Dinner tonight was on the upstairs terrace at Christina Manolis' Taverna Gitoniko. We had appetizer plates of grilled squid, stuffed tomatoes, eggplant salad and grape leaf wraps. Quote of the day: "Travel teaches toleration." Benjamin ...