On Saturday, the
In short, the ancient city of
It’s located about an hour west of
This lady is very nice, but she NEVER stops talking. She is either extremely well read, or very good at making things up.
On the last trip, one of the gems she told us was that Native Americans had actually stolen their war cry “Wo Wo Wo” from the ancient Greeks, under Alexander the Great.
This time, on the bus ride, we passed a tree, and this got her on to a 15-minute talk on how the ancient Greek authors had said that this kind of tree existed on the human colonies on the moon. She concluded this speech by lamenting that science had not yet proved or disproved the ancient Greeks’ assertion that there were human settlements on the moon.
A few minutes later, she was talking about an ancient Cretan settlement near
It was about at this point (30 minutes into the trip) that Pelagia and I decided to tune her out for the rest of the day.
True to her previous form, when we arrived in
Meanwhile, Pelagia and I (and others who had been on trips with her before) went out to the actual site and walked around in the beautiful weather and took photos.
The bottom two photos are of the ancient remains of the city. In the bottom photo, Pelagia is standing in the middle of the site.
Next, we headed another 30 minutes west to