Category Delphi

Europe 2017 – Summary, Part Three

August 24 – November 15 We spent time in just three countries this trip, Greece, Spain, and France.  Each was an extremely positive experience and we’ll recount these, and maybe some drawbacks in the following posts. Greece My one and only visit to Greece was a month spent at the end of a three-month trip […]

Europe 2017 – The Peloponnese – Part Four

August 28 – September 1 We had another early start Thursday morning in order to beat the crowds that flock to Delphi. Perched high on the southern slopes of Mt. Parnassus, and overlooking the Gulf of Corinth, it is possibly the most spectacular of Greece’s ancient sites. Back in the day, Delphi, also known as […]

Europe 2017 – The Peloponnese – Part Three

August 28 – September 1 After another filling buffet breakfast, we gathered in front of the hotel for 8:30 am start to get to the Olympia site before the cruise ship tours arrived.  We arrived at the site shortly thereafter and entered the Sanctuary of Olympia archeological portion to spend a couple of hours touring […]