19 Photos - Oct 4, 2014
Photo: We picked up our car and hit the road!Photo: The view on the drive was spectacular.Photo: The Gulf of Corinth from Delphi.Photo: Delphi is on a hill. A pretty steep hill.Photo: Photo: Overlooking a glorious valley.Photo: Foreground: Delphi was considered the center of the world, and this cone --the omphalos stone--represented the middle. This is a replica (of course)Photo: Treasury of Athens. You had to bring an offering to see the Oracle. They stored the better ones in the treasuries (of which there were many)Photo: Photo: Temple of Apollo to the right, gorgeous scenery to the left.Photo: Theater!Photo: Being dramaticPhoto: Nice view. I probably stopped here to catch my breath because that was a steep hike.Photo: Sanctuary of Athena belowPhoto: The Stadium! The Olympic games were not the only show in Ancient Greece. There were games at every major temple site, including Delphi.Photo: Ancient stadiums should make you imagine oiled up naked men running, because that's pretty much what happened here.Photo: Sanctuary of Athena tholos. Apparently one of the most photographed sites in the world.Photo: With moody lighting.Photo: Long day. We are tired!