Byzantine ruins of Mystras, Greece October 3rd 2008 From Monemvasia, ancient Sparta is close by, and our group heads out for a day trip. Overlooking Sparti, on a steep hill is the archeological site Mystras. This is one of the six places designated by UNESCO, that we are able to visit during this trip to Greece. It's design as a Late Byzantine fortified settlement, makes it important enough to be on the World Heritage List. As do the frescos.
... 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
Serendipity is the effect by which one accidentally discovers something fortunate, especially while looking for something else entirely...
We couldn't be described as adventurous, but we did travel around Europe while living in Poland, from late 2007 until 2009.
As serendipitous travelers, we kept this blog so you, back home can see some of the sights from places we have been.
We wish you all could have traveled with us.
We would still love to hear from you. To leave us a comment, see the buttons below.
Go see what we saw in Krakow at our blog [url=http://www.peteand... full info