The days are short for so much travel, but we try to do as much as we can with the adventures at hand! Right now I am in Belize (for the last 6 weeks of a four month winter sojourn). We love to visit ancient ruins (and Belize has a lot of these), we also… Continue reading Back again…!
Tag: Ancient Sites
Museum at Chora
Driving from the Aggelos Hotel to Glyfa Beach we decided to make a stop that we have made before at the small unique museum at Chora. The staff were fantastic and we enjoyed every minute! Needless to say that if this is not our fist time stopping here we must like what it offers. And… Continue reading Museum at Chora
The Ancient Site at Messene
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest sites we have been to in Greece this site is downright boastful as one of the most important cities of ancient times. With an open active archeological dig happening while we were there we feel very grateful to have been able to speak to the… Continue reading The Ancient Site at Messene
Mycenean Cemetery at Dendra
This site is not big (easily walkable) but interesting. Tholos tombs, graves, and very interesting references to Minion influences here. There are a couple of horse burials as well as very interesting armor finds. The tombs are in good condition and it is easy access with no payment necessary. Recommended for anyone who enjoys ancient… Continue reading Mycenean Cemetery at Dendra
Having a wonderful time…and trying to play catch-up with posts…
There are so many things to do and so many ancient site...as well as food, and swimming We have been having an absolutely wonderful time so I have been remiss in my posting duties! Here are a few highlights:
Nea Anchiolos – Feels Like Home
We come to Nea Anchiolos every time we come to Greece because it feels like home! The place is a paradise and the people are absolutely wonderful, and the food is excellent!A nice drive from Thessaloniki, with a beautiful award winning beach, and great restaurants and hotels right on the beach makes it easy and… Continue reading Nea Anchiolos – Feels Like Home
So Many Wats
The main highlight of our Cambodia Tour was our visit to Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is an experience that you must have! It is truly incredible, beautiful and awe inspiring! Our guide filled us in on the history of this beautiful place as we strolled along the promenade toward the temple. It was truly quite… Continue reading So Many Wats
Happy Hoi An – Museums – Yay!
As many of you know already we have a certain propensity for showing up at a museum and finding it closed...too often for my liking. Well, Hoi An may have broken the Museum 'curse' as not only were we able to visit all the museums but we were welcomed into a museum that was 'closed'...… Continue reading Happy Hoi An – Museums – Yay!
Happy Hoi An – a stitch in time, get suited
Hoi An is a lovely city of lanterns. Yes, and it is not so busy as other cities we have visited, but, there are over 600 (yes, you read that right)...600+ tailor shops in Hoi An. It is simply put the 'capital of the stitches' of Viet Nam. You can literally have anything made in… Continue reading Happy Hoi An – a stitch in time, get suited
Get your motor running… motorcycle tour!
Up early and off the overnight train we barely got to our hotel when we were wisked off on an exciting journey into the past while skirting the present as we held on tight to our motorcycle drivers with our hair in complete disarray and the wind on our smiling faces. Our motorcycle drivers were… Continue reading Get your motor running… motorcycle tour!