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... Olympics were in 1896. In the Ancient Olympics, men ran naked. Women were not allowed to watch. The men had several races in addition to running, such as discus, javelin and, of course, chariot races. The women only had one race and they ran in a dress with one breast exposed. We then went to the Museum where there were many statues and parts of statues which have been reconstructed. Following our visit to the Museum, we re-boarded our bus and went to a winery ...
... their rubbish to the neighbouring province and the rest had 'disappeared’ so now they have no money to sort out the rubbish. She said she refused to apologise as she had always paid her taxes and was working long hours. She had started at 7.30am, finished with us at 5pm and then would be driven for 4 hours to tomorrow’s destination to also run tours. We saw her the next day running the same tour as we did, but with a different group.
... Zeus and Hera as the games were in honour of the gods. One huge column has been reconstructed to give you an idea of the original size of the temple. The temple of Hera which is in better shape is about 400 years BC. At our modern Olympics, a parabolic mirror is placed on the site where originally animals were sacrificed to the gods. The concentration of light from the facets of the mirror is enough to light the modern Olympic flame. It is worth while visiting if you are ever docked ...
... 3 each. The coffee was very”grainy” and sweet, even though I said no sugar. It is very hot by now 38C I would say. At 1-30 we set off by coach for an afternoon tour.Our guide was called Stadi a very pleasant lady, who told us that the area has plenty of subterrannean water which is essential for them to grow olives,tomatoes & grapes. Our “wine tasting tour” was to a winery which has been family owned since 1864.
In 1930’s ...
... hill it felt like the city just carried on forever. I was brought back to reality when a German tourist took a head first slip down a rocky slope. Greece is full of marble, back home marble is expensive but here it can be found everywhere in abundance-wood is the novelty. Marble is slippery especially in a pair of jandals that are on their last legs. The amount of times I have slipped since being here is so ridiculous that I couldnt even begin to give you a number so I ...