Adriatic cruise, September 2013
Dubrovnik seen from the hillside across the bay.
The main street in the old part of the city, already filling up with tourists at 10.30.
St Blaise church (patron saint of Dubrovnik).
Another view of the harbour.
The clock tower.
On the city wall.
The bright red roofs are all recent reconstructions after the city was shelled by the Serbians in 1991. Very few of the old roofs were left undamaged.
Further along the wall.
A few parts of the old city have still not been repaired after the 1991 bombings.
Entering Kotor bay.
St George's island in Kotor bay, with a little Benedictine abbey.
Approaching the town of Kotor.
The town walls go straight up the hillside to a castle on a shoulder of the hill.
Kotor church boasts of its 1200th anniversary (809–2009).
MV Voyager moored at Kotor.
Excavations at Olympia.
The Temple of Zeus at Olympia, with one column restored.
Arched entrance to the stadium.
Olympic stadium, with banked stands for 45000 spectators. This was the third stadium to be built at Olympia, and dates from the first century BC.
Temple of Hera (built around 600 BC).
In the museum at Olympia, a marble statue of Hermes from the Temple of Hera, made by Praxitiles in around 335 BC.
Also in the museum, an artist's impression of the colossal statue of Zeus that once filled his Temple.