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mycenae ruins - lion gate

New life philosophy in Nafplio

September 6th 2022
He who plunders with a little boat is a pirate; he who plunders with a fleet is a conqueror… ~ Greek Proverb HE SAID... Today we were continuing to explore the atmospheric town of Nafplio. We woke early and headed down to Hotel Agamemnon’s bright open breakfast area. We settled at a table with a view of the Argolic Gulf, mesmerised by the picturesque beauty of t ... read more
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Greek Flag 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
5th January 2023

That's a very cute "lion"
Oh, you managed to capture the lion gate with a feline little guardian in front of it. I suppose that it was just hanging there pretending to be a lion. /Ake
6th January 2023

Re: That's a very cute "lion"
Haha very true Ake, and I hadn't made the connection until now! And this little chap was as majestic as its ancestors would have been. Despite all the tourist attention he got, he paid no attention to it... he just lay there and watched out over his domain :)

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