Greece 1963

Travels in Mainland Greece and the islands in 1963. Travelled by train from London Victoria to Athens via Folkestone, and Cologne to board the Hellas Express to Athens. £14 one way. How things have changed!
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Athens trolley bus near the old Olympic stadium.  Roads full of American cars as the US Forces were still in Greece. Athens airport was a US Air Force base at that time which also handled civil flights.

Athens trolley bus near the old Olympic stadium. Roads full of American cars as the US Forces were still in Greece. Athens airport was a US Air Force base at that time which also handled civil flights.

The entrance gate to the Crusader Castle of Palami at Nauplion (Naflion)

The entrance gate to the Crusader Castle of Palami at Nauplion (Naflion)

Mimosa blossom alongside the museum at Epidaurus.

Mimosa blossom alongside the museum at Epidaurus.

The Ampitheatre at Epidaurus.

The Ampitheatre at Epidaurus.

Tomb at Mycenae.

Tomb at Mycenae.

The approach to the city of Mycenas with its fortifications.  Because of its position it was thought to be impregnable but the back was not fortified because of the cliffs.

The approach to the city of Mycenas with its fortifications. Because of its position it was thought to be impregnable but the back was not fortified because of the cliffs.

The Lions over the Lion Gate at Mycenae.

The Lions over the Lion Gate at Mycenae.

The Lion Gate at Mycenae.

The Lion Gate at Mycenae.

Metre gauge steam locomotive and goods train on the Peleponnese railway.

Metre gauge steam locomotive and goods train on the Peleponnese railway.

View across the Agora to the Acropolis and the Parthenon.

View across the Agora to the Acropolis and the Parthenon.

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