We are now doing the six-day bus tour of Classic Greece. We spent the first night at Nafplion, a very nice resort town on the Aegean sea. In Athens, we visited the Academy of Plato which is not one of the usual tourist destinations, but one we wanted to go to. There isn’t much there, just some stones about a foot high showing where buildings used to be, but it was great to walk where Plato and other great philosophers taught. We also visited the Acropolis of Athens and the Parthenon. They were preparing for a performance of the opera Aeda so they had stage decorations of ancient Egypt in front of the real ruins of classical Greece creating an interesting contrast. On the second day, we left at 8:30 after breakfast at the hotel We stopped for a break in Megopolis, then on to Olympus. In Olympus, we went through the museum first, then walked thought the ruins of the area where the ancient Olympics was held and the athletes trained. After the tour, we went to Hotel Europa where we stayed for the night. It was a very nice hotel with a large pool and a poolside bar so we had a little party by the pool before a late dinner.
Today we drove to Delphi and toured the museum then checked into the Hotel for the night. Delphi is way up in the mountains so the view is spectacular. No photos this time because I have a very slow connection.