Travel Blogs from Tolon
... sup> and 12th BC and spread to all the known sites of this period in the Mediterranean basin.
On the road from modern Mycenae to the acropolis we visited one of the most important of the Mycenean monuments—the Treasury of Atreus.
The treasury is the most representative and best-preserved example of a tholos tomb (1250 BC) and is believed (or, perhaps, hoped) to be the burial place of Agamemnon.
The entrance is ...
... a few moments that are making it worthwhile. There are some lovely places around the town of Nafplion which is full of venetian architecture and doesn't look like Greece at all. A couple of interesting museums and loads of authentic Italian gelaterias. So at least for a little part of the day as I lick my stracciatella or pistachio ice cream and view the floodlit citadel I can say some of it is still worth it.
... was time to move on to our next port of call.
The departure from Spetses had not been without its drama. Getting back in Orca after dropping the long lines I slipped off the stern and went under and lost my glasses. We also lost the dingy and had to retrieve it amongst departing super yachts. Kathie also cut her hand badly while washing a glass on the trip to Poros; luckily her paramedic skills were not too rusty.
We were ...
... br> Today, Craig worked on Brenda and Cavin. it appears that they both stepped on sea urchins. Armed with a needle and tweezers Craig went to work. We'll keep you posted, but they are both fine.
Jacob Fishman has had some motion sickness these past two days. He looks better now and was able to keep his lunch and dinner down. We will give him a bio-band and some anti-nausea gum.
Luke's arm is looking ...
... which was amazing! Ellin was waiting at the ferry port to wave us off. Nick had got out of Dixie to get the tickets from the hut and I drove forward towards the ferry hoping beyond all hope that Nick would be back in control before I had to reverse Dixie onto the ferry! It was very close the ferry man had got me turned around ready to start the reversing manoeuvre (please oh please Nick hurry!!) just then my knight ...
Other places to stay in Tolon
Bouboulinas Str. 13, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $65
8, Karaiskaki, Tolon | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Sekeri 52, Tolon | Hotelfrom $52
Bouboulinas 26, Tolon | Hotelfrom $53
Xanthou St 9A, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Tolon | Hotelfrom $67
Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $54
Bouboulinas 7, Tolon | 2 star hotelfrom $49