- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... of the world, which explained all the fresh-squeezed orange juice that we were served every morning. Mystras became relatively prosperous after 1261, compared to the rest of the empire. Under the despot, Theodore Palaiologos, Lord of Morea, it became the second most important city in the empire after Constantinople, and William II's palace became the second residence of the emperors. The ...
We slept a little later then headed to Monemvasia via the Mani Peninsula. The views along the Mani were spectacular with several stone villages set on hills with the sea sweeping dramatically below. Several ancient churches had splendid murals, which are still visible. We stopped long enough to hike up the side of a hill, but when the going got too steep, we decided to play it safe and retreat. We stopped in ...
... chapel and on to the Tzanetakis Tower which presently houses the Ethnological Museum of Mani (Mani is the district in which Gythion is situated). At the extreme end of the islet is the lighthouse of Gythio which is constructed entirely of white marble. It was built in 1873 and stands 22 meters tall. From this vantage point there are stunning views of the sea, or there would be if a bloody great big cruise ship wasn’t in the way!!
As we walked back toward ...
... bubble up and we took turns standing in them to cool off. About three or four hours later we packed up to go shower at the camp ground and stop again for drinks with Jimmy and Athena's friends prior starting our drive home.
Everything about this day was breathtaking and will be something I will remember forever. The drive home was incredible with the sun beginning to set and the constant view of the Mediterranean it felt almost out of ...
... they do in Europe) as well as more of an emphasis on public transit. Instead, we have Harper defending the development of the oilsands project in Alberta which is an ecological nightmare and total blight on our international reputation.
Ok. Back to our trip. We enjoyed a lovely drive along the coast and then headed straight into the mountains. It was a drive we’ll never forget. It was beautiful. It was chock full of sharp ...