THE GRUELING TALES OF MYSTRAS July 18th 2009 DAY 96
Waking up in Sparta. The town of about 60,000 people had been built pretty much on the old ruins. So the town appears to be realitively new. There are a few ruins exposed but not really that much to spend time searching out according to our guide.
So we take a day trip to the ancient city of Mystras, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Mystras is the only surviving expamle of a ... read more
Europe » Greece » Pelopennese » Sparta Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
WE ARE 2 TRAVELERS WHO MET IN 2005 IN SCOTLAND. WE HAD SUCH A GOOD TIME WE DECIDED TO TAKE ON SOUTH AMERICA AND THE INCA TRAIL IN 2007. WE DECIDED THAT OUR NEXT ADVENTURE IN 2009 WOULD BE A TRIP OF A LIFETIME. AND THAT TRIP TOOK US FROM MOROCCO TO POLAND. THEN IN 2011 SIDNEY AUSTRALIA TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR A HIKE IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BRAVE AND COURAGEOUS AUSSIE MEN DURING WWII, THE KOKODA TRACK. THIS CURRENT TRIP IS TO ARGENTINA AND ANTARCTICA. IT PROVED TO BE AN EPIC JOURNEY. PLEASE JOIN US ON THIS WONDROUS JOURNEY!!! ... full info