Excavations in the Peloponnese at Epidavrous, Corinth, Mycenai, Seaport of Patras, resort of Mafplion But the best part was the Temple to Poseidon. It is white shining marble and stands on a hill at Cape Sounion overlooking the Agean sea . We were the only people there. Legends abound about this place and it is one of the most stunning places we have been
A daily diary of a journey in 1962. Please post comments about where you were then on the Background page.
1962 was pivotal. This is the background:
It was a year colored by the Cuban Missile Crisis, an escalating involvement in Vietnam, the Berlin Wall and the Cold War with Russia, Civil Rights issues, a nascent space program, Nelson Mandela in prison, Betty Friedan's, The Feminist Mystique, the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the death of Marilyn Monroe.