July 16th, 2008
|08:17 am - Wondering Why We Ever Go Home: Greece, 2007|
Journal Entry 17
Dawn breaks over the sea
looking down from Olympus
Olympus, dawn to dusk
Here in the sun, gazing down Olympus to Litichoro and the sea far below, gazing down the same paths Far-Seeing Zeus gazed down from his throne. After six hours of hiking from the parking lot at Prionia, through occasional 2.5 foot deep snow drifts, I am in love with this mountain. The winds and the air and the sunlight all are simply amazing.
And here I sit, my offering to Zeus beside me, knowing that I need to offer for his favour. The weather is only part of it. There is also the fact that cortigiana nor I fell and died.
Now, it's six hours down, so it's time to offer and head back down.
Throne of Zeus: First Glimpse | The far peaks of Olympus | Throne of Zeus: Closer
Far peaks | The Throne of Zeus | Throne of Zeus
First snow encounter | How deep is it? | It's Mazi-crotch deep!
Vampire goats! | See him staring? | A bird at the shelter
We saw some wildlife, and even a Yeti! I swear!
Throne from the shelterhouse | View down from the shelterhouse | View to Litichoro and the sea
This is what far-seeing Zeus sees from his throne. . .
Current Location: Southeast of Disorder
Current Music: "Jimmy Dreams", -JB
You have my username wrong. :P
We should do it again sometime.
P.S> I look like such a boy.
Actually, I'm particularly fond of that pose you have in the snow, with the awesome gang-sign-lookin'-finger-flash you have goin' on.
I do look like I am packing more than a peen don't I?
I'm just representing for the Olympic Gangstas.
That's because I wrote the entry last freakin' year and am only now getting to post the darn thing :)
I noticed that, too, but didn't have a chance to correct it once I proofed the thing after posting it.
And hell yeah, we should do it again sometime.
Next time, I'm packing SuperYeti Repellent. . .
It has been over a year now hasn't it? Wow.
Yes, because my new name is just that much more sexy.
We should go on more trips.
You should trademark the SuperYeti Repellent. We should also make a map of Olympus which shows where Greece is... back there.
Indeed. According to Yeti Science, Olympus is not in Greece. And I am from Los Angeles. Where the movie stars are.
I wonder if Yeti Science is anything like Intelligent Design "theory"?
And my gods, his teeth!
Why the hell didn't we get a picture with the SuperYeti?
Two comments with the word "Indeed", I think this should be our word of the day that involves hot make-out sessions and ice cream.
You totally are from LA. Although the rumours I hear about that place is everyone is short so you may have to trim a few inches. ;)
Yeti Science sounds like an awesome thing to get a degree in. It makes me want to hunt down a Yeti museum and dress in an ape suit.
He had teeth? I was more disgusted by the back and shoulder hair.
We should have gotten a picture, I think we were just too dumbfounded by both him and the guys telling us how Jesus defeated the Olympian gods in hand-to-hand combat!
Hell yeah! Indeed, indeed, indeed!
I'm planning on writing another entry that isn't just journal entries, that includes a number of the pictures I took but haven't posted yet, and that will include a lot of things like the conversations we had on Olympus, zylch
being kidnapped by monks, and fun things like that.\
Now I just need the time to write *that* too!
Told ya Greeks are hairy *wink*
How Amazing and Beautiful! :)