Travel Blogs from Tolon
... After a call to the Medical Centre, they send a wheelchair to collect me.
Our unlucky room porter has this job. he would be lucky to weigh 60kgs.
I get sorted out with some steri-strips and bandage overkill and return to the room, where we notice that in addition the the carpet, there is blood on the outside decking and even the curtains. The appears to be no end to my bleeding talents.
Plenty of time left to get ready for tea and go to a show. Another great day.
... the sign said to call a government number for visits to the cave. We thought the cave was on the island, so we asked a local for directions. On the path ahead, we saw more arrows drawn on rocks. We followed the arrows for some 10 minutes around a small rocky hill, and finally we saw the cave entrance. There was a fence in front of the entrance to the cave. There was an opening to the fence where a gate should be, but the gate was taken off by somebody and ...
... Jean. Jean and I sat topside and had a gin-tonic cocktail, while Anne was helping Jacques, and Louis was pestering Marina for whatever his momentary needs were. Within an hour, Frederick had set the table, and began bringing up the wonderful leg of lamb dinner, with roasted potatoes, baked garlic and green beans. Excellent company and superb food. Louis will be joining us tomorrow for our trip thru the Corinth Canal. Jacques is to pick up Louis with the zodiac at ...
... museum on site that houses many of the finds from the excavation including pottery, weaponry, jewelry and some rare samples of Linear B writing (proto-Greek) on tablets. However they display only copies of the most valuable and fascinating gold treasures found on this site, the originals being safely tucked away at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens and which we had seen just a couple of days earlier.
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... name and crime being inscribed on the base of a statue of Zeus outside the stadium, which he would have to pay for, and all the fans spitting on it as they entered the stadium. Luckily this custom has been phased out since I didn't fancy paying for a statue of Zeus.
After Olympia we drove to the ancient town of Mycenae, which I’m fairly sure is the oldest thing we will see here. We will go to the site ...
Other places to stay in Tolon
Bouboulinas Str. 13, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Sekeri 52, Tolon | Hotelfrom $52
8, Karaiskaki, Tolon | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Bouboulinas 26, Tolon | Hotelfrom $53
Xanthou St 9A, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $54
Tolon | Hotelfrom $67
Bouboulinas 7, Tolon | 2 star hotelfrom $49