I've been in Kenchreai, Greece for about two weeks now, and the temperature has really picked up! The first day we were all in Ancient Corinth, we climbed the Akro Corinth, a really big mountain that rises over the old city and the newer village. This is a view from the gate near the summit! Boy was I sweaty and gasping for air at this point...
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
A typical work day begins at Tasos Hotel in Ancient Corinth at 5:40am. Pretty brutal, but I'm slowly getting used to the ridiculous earliness of it all...
We then excavate in our respective trenches from about 7 to 1pm with a 15 minute snack break at 10am. A hard life, but someone has to do it:) The excavation is actually going well. I am on the cemetery team, self-nicknamed Team Death. We have almost completed one whole trench and have moved into another below it. So far we have a lot of exciting finds that can't be shared publicly yet. But it's really cool. Here's me at work!
And then after we eat yummy salami, cheese, and tomato sandwiches smeared with hot mustard, chips, fruit, and the best lemon sandwich cookies ever!, we trudge down to the Sardonic coast for a two hour afternoon swim!!!!
I don't think I need to say any more, as you most likely hate me right now:)
More to come in the next week or so!
Posted by Sarah at 10:26 AM