More special than others

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A walk in the nature is always pleasant, especially during the Spring. But there are some places that are more special than others. I was yesterday in one of those special places and I had the most amazing walk through the remains of a civilization that changed the world. Join me to the Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus.

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The archeological site is only 20' away from Nafplio and although I have visited it more than once, I took advantage of the fact that I am in the area again and I went for another look!

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Ancient Greeks seems to have had a talent in choosing locations. I don't know how they did it but all their significant monuments have an amazing energy, at least I feel so. And I enjoy spending a lot of time there!

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Of course I wasn't alone. The tourist season has opened and although it is still low, I found a lot of visitors from early in the morning. Some of them alone, some others in groups, they all come to pay their respects to the place that was founded what we know as medical profession, a few thousand years ago.

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I don't want to make a history lesson out of this post, you can easily find all that info but I want to tell you that if you ever find yourself in the area, you shouldn't miss it. Even if you don't really care what some light dressed guys did, 26 centuries ago, it is still an amazing place to visit and wander around!

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This is my contribution to the #wednesdaywalk challenge, initiated by @tattoodjay :)

Have a lovely Wednesday!

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All the pictures and the words are mine.

Thank you for reading and if you want to know more about me you can check out my introduction post.

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I do agree spring is such a special time for walking and WOW what an amazing place to visit such interesting scenery and history

Thanks for joining Wednesday Walk :), I truly enjoy exploring the world virtually each Wednesday seeing walks from all around the globe and feeling I am there and experiencing it all myself, such as I did in your post just now :)

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Thank you very much @tattoodjay and sorry for the late reply, travelling and posting at the same time is not so easy after all :)

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Marvelous! All the ruins that I was lucky enough to see give the impression that the ancestors did know how to choose where to live. All are located in impressive locations, in contact with nature. I think maybe it has to do with the level of connection they would have with her. Well, almost everything in ancient civilizations was governed by natural cycles.
Beautiful to appreciate these sacred places. Thanks for sharing!

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Thank you very much Gabriela, you are totally right. Ancient civilizations had a connection with nature that is now lost, causing many of the problems that modern societies have.
Thank you for stopping by and sorry for the late reply!

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Thanks for taking us on a walk to such and interesting place. That is interesting you talked about feeling the energy of the place. Places are so interesting and have their own character and attributes. Thanks also for teaching us a bit too. I always enjoy learning. Actually I think that is why I blog so much, cause I learn so much when I do.

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Thank you very much Sara. You are so right. Many times I realized that I learned more about a place while I was writing about it than when I was actually there!

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