Argolis, the Thumb of the Peloponnesian Hand

We circle the peninsula, it goes up and down, the driver has to move the stiring wheel a lot. The road runs along the coast and is lined with oleander bushes. Again and again you have a great view of the sea.

In the high valley of Didima a brown crater can be seen from afar. If you come closer, you can another crater hiding in the thicket between olive trees. But these are no craters but collapsed former karst caves, that have flushed out by water in millions of years. Hidden in a pine grove is the access of the smaller one, in whose vertical sloping walls two tiny white chapels were built.

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3 thoughts on “Argolis, the Thumb of the Peloponnesian Hand

  1. This is my favorite on this trip. Of course the geologist love karst features but especially when they are so useful : )

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