Greeks get one day off beginning of Othrodox Easter Fast and highways were pretty crowded because of the long three day weekend.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/800 sec at f / 5.6 on February 28, 2009

Epidaurus ancient theatre, build 320-330 BC with 14000 seat arena.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 7.1 on February 28, 2009

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/125 sec at f / 9.0 on February 28, 2009

With a backdrop of rolling hills the theatre merges nicely into the landscape.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/200 sec at f / 10 on February 28, 2009

A stadium near the theatre, part of the Asklepian sanctuary. Askplepius is the the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek mythology.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/160 sec at f / 11 on February 28, 2009

Rastavration in Epidaurus.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/250 sec at f / 11 on February 28, 2009

Nafplio. 28 Feb, but some were already bathing in the sea.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/125 sec at f / 11 on February 28, 2009

Nafplio, rustry stairs.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 11 on February 28, 2009

Nafplio, alley along the sea.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/80 sec at f / 11 on February 28, 2009

Nafpio, port.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/50 sec at f / 16 on February 28, 2009

Mansion, Nafplio.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 9.0 on February 28, 2009

Detail of ship docked at Nafplio.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 8.0 on February 28, 2009

Nafplio port.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 10 on February 28, 2009

An olive orchard near Sparti we campled in. Snowy Taygettus range in the background.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/320 sec at f / 10 on February 28, 2009

Somebody had been recently pruning the olives.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/250 sec at f / 10 on February 28, 2009

Taygettos has distinctive character.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 01, 2009

The olive orchard covered Sparti valley.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/160 sec at f / 8.0 on March 01, 2009

A restored church in Mystra, a Byzantine town, built on nearly 300 metre hill.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/80 sec at f / 11 on March 01, 2009

Ready to rumble, indispensable Rough Guide in hand!

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/160 sec at f / 11 on March 01, 2009

Mystra, not so ancient vase.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/40 sec at f / 8.0 on March 01, 2009

Something furry growing here.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 7.1 on March 01, 2009

Mystra, reconstruction.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 11 on March 01, 2009

On top of Mystra.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/250 sec at f / 11 on March 01, 2009

A short hike up the Taygettos confirmed our suspicions we were not peoperly equipped for so much snow.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 7.1 on March 01, 2009

A view from our camp in the Taygettos on the following morning.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/13 sec at f / 9.0 on March 01, 2009

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/4 sec at f / 14 on March 01, 2009

Monemvasia

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 9.0 on March 02, 2009

Monemvasia

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/40 sec at f / 11 on March 02, 2009

Monemvasia

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/50 sec at f / 13 on March 02, 2009

Postcard perfect Monemvasia

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 9.0 on March 02, 2009

Monemvasia

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 9.0 on March 02, 2009

Monemvasia - a view of the lower town from the upper town.... and as usual... water water everywhere!

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/80 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Lower town

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/50 sec at f / 9.0 on March 02, 2009

A church in the upper town in the background.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/40 sec at f / 10 on March 02, 2009

Lush greenery beginning of March.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/30 sec at f / 9.0 on March 02, 2009

A church at the upper town.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Upper town is hiiiiiiiiiiigh above the sea.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

This is the new town and the only road linking old and new.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Anyone writing down numbers ?

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/160 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Vertigo anyone ?

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Road up to upper town.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/50 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Beached.

Canon EOS 40D EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM 1/400 sec at f / 5.6 on March 02, 2009

Mani peninsula - it is a peninsula on the peninsula with very rugged terrain.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Mani peninsula.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/50 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

Mani, fortified village of Kotronas.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/500 sec at f / 5.6 on March 02, 2009

Kotronas.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 11 on March 02, 2009

Kotronas.

Canon EOS 40D 17.0-40.0 mm 1/60 sec at f / 10 on March 02, 2009

Kotronas.

Canon EOS 40D 17.0-40.0 mm 1/40 sec at f / 10 on March 02, 2009

Kotronas.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 9.0 on March 02, 2009

Chorch in Kotronas village.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 8.0 on March 02, 2009

A viewpoint near village of Stemnitsa in central Peloponnese.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/80 sec at f / 8.0 on March 03, 2009

Monastery of Prodhromou.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/40 sec at f / 7.1 on March 03, 2009

Monastery of Prodhromou.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/30 sec at f / 8.0 on March 03, 2009

Light blue waters of Lousios river.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/30 sec at f / 8.0 on March 03, 2009

Lousios river.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/40 sec at f / 8.0 on March 03, 2009

A view from Gortys up Lousios gorge.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/100 sec at f / 8.0 on March 03, 2009

Some scatterd stones at Ancient Gortys.

Canon EOS 40D EF17-40mm f/4L USM 1/60 sec at f / 8.0 on March 03, 2009