The end is near

And not in a bad way. We feel that we have done our best by Greece in the last month. Our explorations have taken us to the big cities, the small towns, the major archaeological sites, the most comprehensive museums, and a perfect sampling of idyllic coastal villages. No wonder we’re tired.

Home of the mighty Agamemnon

According to Homer, Mycenae was the citadel of Agamemnon, who summoned the lesser Greek kings, along with 1200 ships and thousands of men, to wage war on Troy and rescue Helen, the kidnapped wife of King Menelaus of Sparta, Agamemnon’s brother. (Yes, hers was the face that launched a thousand ships.) And this place wasContinue reading “Home of the mighty Agamemnon”