Day 9 – Pylos and Mycenae

We started the day early with breakfast at the Neda hotel in Olympia. The balcony’s in the dining area had a great view of the town.

In the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homer describes ancient civilization and cultures that preceded that of the Hellenistic period. In the 18th century, people began to wonder if the stories of Homer’s epics were based on real history and they set out to find the remains of the civilizations mentioned by homer.

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