S: Greece and Italy
BC: View from the Oracle
1: The Oracle at Delphi was simply amazing
2: Battle helmets of ancient greeks
4: The museum at The Oricle of Delphi | We could have spent all day here but had to move on. .
6: The Corynthian Canal
7: Mycenea | Home of Agamemnon | The famous Lion's Gate
8: The great circle just inside the Lion's Gate | Darlene hiking up to the Lion's Gate | Agamemnon's Tomb
9: Interior of the burial Chamber of Agamemnon's tomb | The American equivalent of the Japanese tourist with one o the students at our lunch stop | The Ampitheater had the most unbelievable acoustics you can imagine. They still hold several events a year.
11: Olympia where the first Olympic Games were held was a massive complex with temples everywhereas well as training houses and baths
12: The Hotel patio looking out over the Ionian Sea | Really fresh sea food
14: Entrance to the arena at Olympus | The ancient field inside the arena, some of the kids even ran a 440 on it
16: The overnight ferry to Italy | Our tug and the fabulous suspension bridge
17: Arriving in Italy | An old fort protecting the Italian port
19: A portion of the fresco is still preserved
21: A Preserved body
24: VATICAN CITY | A Table top model of the Vatican
25: Our tour guide and Darlene. Just can's trust her around a good looking man
27: The mosaic floors were marvelous | as were the paintings.
35: The Swiss Guard
36: The Papal Balcony
38: Back to ROME
43: Three Coins in a Fountaine | Trivoli