[403] 2020-01-06 Aegean Sea

Rapsani Station ~ Leptokarya 24km

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1. I moved my baggage early in the morning to a shellter in Leptokarya which was located at Aegean seashore. It is 68 km apart.

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4. Then I go to Rapsani station, yesterday’s ending point. Today I have to walk 24km.

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5. In front of Rapsani station

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6. Thanks to hurrying, the starting time was 8:50 in the morning.

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7. It was a little bit rainy yesterday. Today the weather is clear.

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8.

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9. The mountains looked same as mountains in Korea.

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10. Rapsani village was located at the mountainside.

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11. This vehicle is used for road maintenance. The driver was very curious about me, and spoke to me. I took a selfie with him.

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12.

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13. There was a village near at the top of the mountain.

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14. I guess there was a military base looking down Aegean sea in the past.

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15. I felt like walking at the southern mountain foot of Jirisan in Korea.

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17. They put picture of hawk on transparent noise-barrier to prevent collision of bird.

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18.

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19. Aegean sea is appearing in the distance.

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20. Mountain Olympus too.

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21.

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22. I enered Planamon, a resort village.

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23. Since it was winter time, I could not find a good restaurant. I ate pizza for lunch. I ate only half of pizza. I wrapped the remains. The price was 12 euro.

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24. There was Orthodox Church in every village.

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28. I ordered a cup of coffee at a cafe.

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29. Somebody else paid my bill already. These guests took notice of me. The lady in the middle said, ‘Kamsahamnida’ in Korean. I was glad.

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30 The young men sitting next to me welcomed me too.

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31.

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32. Seen from the hill, the sea showed various colors.

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34.

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35. There was a castle. So, I looked online.

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36. It was a historic fortress. There was a period when the castle had artillery.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platamon_Castle

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37. I could see Mountain Olympus clearly.

The direction of view was opposite, compared to the day before yesterday.

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38. Sometimes, Aegean sea shows such indigo color.

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39.

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40. Solar panel is seen on the roof of this seashore house.

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41. The destination is near at hand.

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42. Suddenly, the car of this family stopped at me. They came out and talked to me with smile.

The girl in the right-hand side is fan of K-pop. She firmly grasped my hand as greeting.

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43. His car was made by Hyundai.

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44. I found beehives. I had pain in my heel last week. Small cracks made my walking uncomfortable. Korean folk remedy, honey, came upon my mind. I bought Greek honey and tried out. It cured my pain surprisingly.

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45. I am approaching to Leptokarya, today’s destination. This guest house is equipped with good solar heating system.

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46.

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47. This is my shelter, Dionysus Hotel. It took me 10 days to move from Socrates (Hotel) to Dionysus (Hotel).

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48. The location of the shelter was wonderful. The room I entered was excellent.

The price was cheap.

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49. I am going to stay at this elegant room for 3 days.



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