Touring the Peloponnese, Olympia to Mycenae

The Palaestraof Olympia, a place devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes

You can’t travel in Greece without feeling awed by the history that surrounds you. Especially on the Peloponnesian peninsula, where the Olympics games began and the Mycenean culture thrived. On our way to see these ancient sites, John and I encountered quaint mountain villages, vineyards, tucked-away beaches, and friendly people who were happy to raise a glass of retsina with us. We started ... Read Full Article