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What we did and what we saw

These pictures are from our September 2009 visit.

semi-overcast

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Just perfect!!

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at the beach outside the hotel in Mavrovouni

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monemvasia ~ the island

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Marylin, James and Cailtlyn on the way to the castle

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Coffee break

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The explorers..
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..at the top of the wall
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catching our breath
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James ,Caitlyn and Freddy posing next to a 500yo Olive tree
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Ancient marble ruins~ It is said that during early christian times Greek temples were destroyed and replaced by churches
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The founding of the town and fortress of Monemvassia most probably occurred in the 6th century AD
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Somebody got tired ;D

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At the caves of Dyros
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An underground river moving through the limestone.

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Human remnants from the Neolithic times have been discovered in the caves.

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Cave divers have attempted to explore the cave and it is believed that the river system goes as far north as Sparta.
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For first 1200m of the cave you have to use a boat, and the last 300 are by foot.
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little boat at the beach of Dyros
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Leonidas Tomb in Sparta

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Leonidas statue
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James posing for his own statue
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Pegasus at the main square
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In corinth
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Details from a church
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always room for an Amstel or two..

Posted by Fall 4 J. 20:13 Archived in Greece Tagged photography

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