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olympia

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments

olympia is a place i was interested in because my tour feels close to the olympic spirit. i wasn’t sure what to expect since i hadn’t seen any pictures from the archeological site.

i was surprised how much of the buildings were intact and you have more for the eyes to see and your imagination to build on.

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you can imagine how this place looked like centuries ago which was hardly possible with the circus maximus in rome for example. even if there is just a segment restored like in the picture above or the single column of the temple of zeus it helps a lot to draw a picture in your mind.

i spent two hours in ancient olympia before i made my way back to the coast. as i had decided to take a look at mani, one of the fingers of the peleponnese and at kardamili, worldtourguide recommendation by alf.

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