Hotel Achillefs

4 Stefanopoulou, Olympia, Peloponnese, 270 65, Greece | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Olympia

Our week on the cruiseship

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie

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... slammed shut and so I knew the boat was tipped to the side. I then started to hear the sounds of an emergency boat being lowered, which I knew was overhead in the muster stations.
Moments later there was water splashing on the glass of our window from the boat being lowered but it was too dark to see anything. I knew something was going on and started to worry that maybe I should wake Brittany up as we were supposed to be at the muster station. I then ...

Finding Ancient Olympia

A travel blog entry by robbynpeter

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... and in his left hand, a scepter made with many kinds of metal, with an eagle perched on the top. His sandals were made of gold and so was his robe. His garments were carved with animals and with lilies. The throne was decorated with gold, precious stones, ebony, and ivory. The statue was the most famous artistic work in Greece. The circumstances of the statue's eventual destruction ...

Olympia Historical site and Museum

A travel blog entry by brisbird

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... quarters. We are given the opportunity to walk amongst the ruins. We stand on the spot where the torch on the modern Olympics is lit every 4 years next to Hera's altar out the front of Hera's temple. We are told by our guide Nikki that the very first time the torch was lit for the modern Olympics was for the 1936 Hitler games - supposed to signify unification but his walking out of the stadium after Jesse Owens win was more or less a slap in the face of the Olympic meaning. ...

Bringing a little of America to Greece

A travel blog entry by katelynthoresen

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... green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and even salsa! The pumpkin pie was a little off on taste though. Everything turned out fabulously! We gathered at our school's lunchroom and ate our hearts out. It's hard to be away from the family for Thanksgiving, but we were all in the same boat. Also, it is kind of cool to think that I spent thanksgiving in Greece! I have so much to be thankful for.
The next day, ...

Olympia

A travel blog entry by teamschmidt

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... advantage of this by ordering ourselves sandwiches in the evening, eating the fries, and putting the sandwiches in the fridge. Then, the next day we would have a snack that we could take to shore with us and save the money and hassle of finding food. Not that we didn't enjoy the local cuisine, it was just less stressful to have food with us. That way we didn't have to worry about Mer's allergy or how much to spend. But really, it saved us money for more ...

Location

This hotel, located on 4 Stefanopoulou, Olympia, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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