Travel Blogs from Tolon
We drove to Mycenae, this was the site I really wanted to visit after 33 years. Unfortunately it was closed but you could see it from the road. Mycenae was the home a warrior race, it was also on of the key centres in determining that the Trojan War occurred. We also missed out on the beehive tombs of the Treasury of Atreus and ...
We woke to find out that the strike was still going and it now included archeological sites so, the Acropolis was closed. Also two of our destinations Epidaurus and Mycenae were also closed. So a change of plans was made by Globus. We went to the Acropolis museum then drove to Corinth. When the Acropolis museum was built they unearth parts of ancient Athens. Walked onto the pedestrian bridge for a photo shoot of the canal. Then went to Ancient ...
... Note: The island we are at now is: Poros. The island we were at a couple of days ago, where Rick and I were trapped on a broken Milena, is Paros. What a difference a letter makes....). Jacques asked if I would mind if his grandson came on board Milena tomorrow for our trip through the Corinth Canal. But, of course, I did not mind. The last time I saw Louis, he was one year old, and living in Paros, when Rick and I were marooned for 5 days. It will be good to see Louis ...
... the depth is barely 2.5 meters in most spots but we found a spot along the wall. Our draft is 2 meters.
Agian lots of ugly brown jelly things floating around in the harbor. The beach is a 15 min. walk,may check it out on Friday.
Dinner is light and on the boat. Cheese, tomatoes, bread with dipping oil and olives.
Tomorrow we plan ...
... finished by the Greeks 1893. It was enlarged after damage suffered in the Second World War.
We didn't have to wait very long and entered behind a tourist ferry and an Italian superyacht. We had to motor at 7kts and with current and wash from other two boats against us were able to make about 6kts over the ground.
At 1030 we exited and entered the Gulf of Corinth.
We'll let the pictures tell the story.
Other places to stay in Tolon
Bouboulinas Str. 13, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $65
8, Karaiskaki, Tolon | 4 star hotelfrom $51
Sekeri 52, Tolon | Hotelfrom $54
Bouboulinas 26, Tolon | Hotelfrom $64
Xanthou St 9A, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $44
Tolon | Hotelfrom $52
Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $51
Bouboulinas 7, Tolon | 2 star hotelfrom $49