S: Greece, Summer 2012
BC: DEPARTED | GREECE | 3 JULY 2012
3: ATHENS The city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshiped by gods and people, a magical city. The enchanting capital of Greece has always been a birthplace for civilization. | Syntagma Square
6: ANCIENT AGORA | The Agora was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural center, and the seat of justice.
8: The Acropoplis The Acropolis is the ancient high city of Athens, a prominent plateaued rock perched high above the modern city with commanding views and an amazing array of ancient architecture, mostly from the Classical period of Ancient Greece.
14: HERMES HOTEL ATHENS
16: Corinth Canal
21: Tomb of Agememnon
23: Olympia was the site of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the Greeks. It was not a town, but only a sanctuary with buildings associated with games and the worship of the gods. | Olympia
24: ANCIENT STADIUM was made of clay, and stretched 600 Olympic feet (192.27 meters). The distance was fixed in agreement with an Heraklion myth (in the myth, the hero measured out the distance of the first race by placing one foot in front of the other 600 times). At either end of the track were a series of marble slabs that marked the races’ beginning and end.
28: OLYMPIA MUSEUM
30: AMALIA HOTEL OLYMPIA
32: Farewell Australia... until next time....
33: DELPHI Delphi has a special meaning, more then just another collection of ruins in a country that is full of them. Delphi, in ancient times, was considered the center of the known world, the place where heaven and earth met. This was the place on earth where man was closest to God.
36: DELPHI MUSEUM
38: DELPHI PALACE DELPHI
46: KUSADASI, TURKEY
59: AYRES ROCK/ULURU the world's largest monolith and an Aboriginal sacred site is Australia's most famous natural landmark.