Day 10: From Corinth to Eleusis and Back to Athens Again
by KT Amrine and Madeline Young
Corinth (AM): Kt
Today began with breakfast at the hotel and a shorter bus ride than we were used to from the past few days. After about an hour and a half of driving, we arrived at the site of Ancient Corinth earlier than expected.
Day 9: Yay for Mycenae
by Chloe Chai
[[NOTE FROM PROFESSOR KENNEDY: Due to ongoing excavation work, we are not permitted to discuss our visit to Pylos (Day 8). We want to thank Prof. Shari Stocker (Denison almuna!) and Prof. Jack Davis for their time and for letting us see what an active excavation looks like!]]
Day 7: Competing at Olympia
by Phoebe Martin and Saul Dorado
The day began at Acropole Delphi Hotel with breakfast at 7:30 up until 8:15. People gathered in a line and served themselves breakfasts from eggs to fruit to pastries in a buffet sort of fashion and sat down around together discussing what we had done the previous night as a class.
Denison Conquers Mt Parnassos
by Chiara Burson and Rebecca Van Marter
Our day began with an early morning in Athens! After a quick breakfast at the hotel, we embarked on our trip to Delphi. The bus ride was about three hours with a rest stop in the middle. I and other students took a nap while others listened to music or watched the beautiful scenery Greece has to offer through the window.
Today was mostly a journey day. We woke up on the beautiful island of Kea, and had breakfast out on a balcony over the ocean before we went to visit a local acorn farm. After getting a tour of the farm and spending some time learning about how the acorns are farmed and used, we had a break for lunch.
Day 4: Island of Kea
by Rae Weibel
Today was a busy, busy day with lots of traveling! We woke up early (too early, if you ask me) for breakfast, and boarded a bus to the port of Lavrio. Then we all took a ferry ride to the island of Kea. Most everyone stayed indoors on the boat ride, but a few of us went out to look at the water.
Day 3: The National Archaeological Museum
by Gabi Bany and Amelia Morris
Day 3 began with an extra little bit of sleep. After a quick breakfast, we all walked to The National Museum. We journeyed to the top floor to view the many different vases the museum has collected, and we learned about the primary types of vases made.
Day 2: Agora, Kerameikos, Pnyx and Philappappos! by AJ Hartwick and Nolan Felker
We started our day at the Athenian Agora, where we were given a special tour by John Pappadopoulous, the Director of the Agora Excavations. Professor Pappadopoulous shared his incredible breadth of knowledge on the site, and also told us about personal stories relating to some of his archaeological discoveries.
Day 1 by Taria Fitch and Hollande Friborg
Today was a gorgeous day filled with so much history to explore.
We started the day with a bright and early departure time to begin our adventure. Mostly everyone attended breakfast at the hotel, which was so good! It was a cloudy day and just the right temperature to explore in.
We started the day in Nauplion, which is an incredibly beautiful town. It was so beautiful due to the town being located right next to the sea. We all had breakfast in the hotel, and I personally had eggs and an orange. The oranges from Greece are a lot better than the oranges in America, so I have been trying to drink as much orange juice as I can.