Today we started our day at 8 am with a 4-hour bus ride to Olympia, where we visited the sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympic Games, which started in 776 B.C. The Museum at Olympia houses some of the most well-known sculptures of the sanctuary.
|The Beach Stop in Kalo Nero|
|Gold and Ivory Statue of Zeus|
|Workshop of Pheidias|
|Temple of Zeus|
|Group photo in front of the Gateway to the Stadium|
|Enjoying the sun|
|Temple of Hera|
|Prytaneion, where the Olympic Flame was kept burning|
|Horse carriage ride back to the bus, we are the lucky ones!|
Lunch was at a nearby village, whose specialty was local-raised chickens.
Arriving at the hotel, we all enjoyed ourselves at the pool.