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Messene, Peleoponnese, Greece

Rented a car and toured around the western part of the southern Peloponnese. I had remarked about Ithaca having no relics or ruins or anything to suggest that this had once been part of the great early civilizations. Apparently, there … Continue reading

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Methoni, Peloponnese, Greece

Another favorite anchorage was under the watchful tower of Methoni, which is a UNESCO site. Venice began construction on the fort and the tower was added later by the Turks, after their conquest of Methoni. Methoni and Koroni, two fortified … Continue reading

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