Birthplace of the Olympics

Even a non-sporty person such as myself couldn’t resist the idea of squaring off at the starting line where the ancient — and therefore the modern — Olympic Games began.

Olympia, on Greece’s Peloponnese┬ápeninsula, is where it all began. And it’s where the Olympics torch relay always begins every four years.

Here are some pictures from my recent visit to that hallowed ground:

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