Nafplion & Corinth (Pete)

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Fishing boat as we arrive in Nafplion at dawn The Boertzi fortifications Church on a cliff The ship's tenders take us past the Boertzi fortification Olive groves A very old olive tree Asklepios at Ancient Epidaurus is a World Heritage site A Roman explains on stone how he was cured at the Asklepios in 150 AD Museium Various tools used for healing at the Asklepios A snake twists around a statue of Hygeia Statue of Esklepios himself, founder of the healing center A Corinthian style capital Details of decoration for a temple Temple statue Lions Well-preserved theater from 400 BC A singer tests the fabulous acoustics Theater seating The first-row seating was more comfortable Theater entrance A broader view of the theater The healing center covered a large area The stadium A panorama of the ruins Ruins of an ancient building Drainage gutter Hestiatorion complex The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates The Abaton Building E The round Tholos is covered by scaffolding One end of the Abaton Replacement section for a column of the Tholos Mountains A farming village We pass by a farmers market back in Nafplion The farmer market is very busy We make our way to Palamidi Fortress above Nafplion View from the Fortress Entrance to the Fortress Greek flag There are five bastions in the Fortress View of the water Entrance into a bastion Venetian lion Our cruise ship City fortifications City of Nafplion and the Boertzi fortification Archway St Andrew's bastion Ramp up to the top of the walls Aghios Andreas church Votive candles Fancy cabinet for an icon Icon covered in silver A tiny altar screen An icon of St Andreas Very short door to the prison cell of Theodoros Kolokotronis Fortress walls Walkway outside the walls Taking photos at the bell tower The Leonidas bastion More bastion walls The Fortress looms above the city Pretty yellow flowers Lofos Evagelistrias Church Fancy houses with pools in the hills Back to the ship past the Boertzi fortification