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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Náfplion, Greece

Day 20 - This morning we headed out into a new town. I've really come to appreciate cruising as our hotel room repositions while we're safely asleep. We can often wake up in a completely new destination with little personal effort.

August 31 Thursday (Nafplion)

August 31 Thursday (Nafplion)

It was a pleasure visiting a city not overwhelmed with tourists. There were indeed plenty of tourists in town, but most of them were Athenians on vacation. Náfplion was a nice place to visit. In fact, I can see why the local Greek like the clean, well-laid-out city. It has a whole lot of history, of course, starting with the Mycenaens and through the list of nation states of the last few millennia. Yet, it was also the first capital of modern Greece.

We headed right out of the ship and over the hills separating the city from its beaches. We walked around a point back into the cute pedestrian-friendly streets.

August 31 Thursday (Nafplion)

August 31 Thursday (Nafplion)

August 31 Thursday (Nafplion)

I can assuredly see why many Greeks head here to relax. I could picture spending summers here.


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