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308-Nafplion – Greece

Nafplion in the Peloponnese in Greece, is a seaport town that has expanded up the hillsides near the north end of the Argolic Gulf (Argolikos Bay). The town was the capital of Greece from 1829 to 1834. Nafplion, with a [...]

July 13, 2010 Greece

307-Patras Bridge – Greece

The impressive Rio-Antirio bridge is located to the north of the city of Patras and links Peloponnese to mainland Greece. It was completed in August 2004.   [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

306-Epidaurus – Greece

The asclepieion at Epidaurus was the most celebrated healing center of the Classical world, the place where ill people went in the hope of being cured. To find out the right cure for their ailments, they spent a night in [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

305-Athena Pronaia – Greece

Located roughly one-half mile from the main concentration of buildings at Delphi, Athena Pronaia was the gateway to Delphi. The site, having been occupied since the Neolithic Period (5000-3000 BCE) and later by the Mycenaeans, may actually predate Delphi as [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

303-Delphi Museum – Greece

These are my favorite pieces from the museum at Delphi Burned at the stake. I should have listened not to play with the hatchet. The hatchet thing again. Sphinx-like? Looks rather Egyptian. [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

302-Daily Show – Greece

I am a watcher of the Daily Show on the Comedy Channel in the states and was quite impressed that there is an international edition of the show running on CNN in Europe. It is in english and is presentations [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

301-I’ve Fallen And I Can’t Get Up – Greece

A few years ago some Greek legislator thought it would be a good safety issue if all showers in hotels had an emergency switch that someone could pull to notify the front desk that they had fallen and couldn’t get [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

300-Delphi Church – Greece

We found this little church at the top of the hill in the city of Delphi. As we were walking by, the call to worship went out. Click below to hear the bells. [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

299-Bars – Greece

Many of the bars in Greece are quite different than we would expect in the states. Sure there are the local hole in the wall places servicing only locals, but if they have the space, a relaxed living room setting [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece

298-Meteora – Greece

The Metéora (“suspended rocks”, “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above”) is one of the largest and most important complex of monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, [...]

June 14, 2010 Greece