05 August 2012

Ancient Olympia

As the world has turned its attention to London for the 2012 Olympics, I think it is a pretty good time to share with you some images from Ancient Olympia, the place where the Olympic Games were held in Ancient Greece.

We were there on the 3rd of August.  Despite the extreme August heat this place continues to inspire calm -- no wonder the ancients used to gather there for the games.

 One of the many temples 

  Interesting building material.  Big rocks filled with seashells

Another of the temples

 The entrance to the stadium

The Olympic stadium

The sun is setting at the museum of Ancient Olympia

As always, comments or questions are always welcome.

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