"Sharrie's Patras Worship" Patras by Sharrie

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PATRAS! The night before we were in Olympia. This morning we head for Delphi via Patras where we would take a ferry across the Gulf of Corinth.

It is another sunny day. Poh Ding & Ching Ching & I have spent too much time chatting away after dinner & are lacking in sleep. But a tour is a tour, you've got to move even if you are sick! Oh well, we were just sleepy but in happy moods.

Driving past the town of Patras wasn't too impressive... at first. Then, all of a sudden, I saw this cathedral... & I was impressed. I like the architecture. Yeah, yeah, I know, do not judge a book by its cover. But then, I like the looks no matter what you say :-p

Ok, I was the only one who rush to get off the coach & straight into the cathedral while the rest of the people are heading for their coffee stop! Goodness me, coffee?! When you've such a marvelous place right in front of you?! Get real!!! I know I'm not crazy! They are, lol...

Upon entering the cathedral... wow, wow, wow!

  • Last visit to Patras: May 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • mindcrime's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2010 at 3:35 PM

    a page dedicated to the cathedral! wow! good choise you skipped the coffee!

  • cra-c-kree's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2006 at 3:26 AM

    simplicity is dangerous as well

  • tak_pap's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2003 at 9:35 AM

    Sharrie ! Great stuff and presentation ! Why you didn't say you're coming ?

  • socrates_07's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2003 at 11:42 PM

    It seems you know how to make others happy. Of course I mean make them happy if you take a photo of them. Besides, great pics of Aghios Andreas Cathedral!

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Jul 2, 2003 at 4:12 AM

    Thanks for sharing your St Andrew's enjoyment, He led you there ;-)))

  • May 26, 2003 at 6:23 AM

    It is my favorite church in Greece, as I have the name of Saint Andreas, the patron saint of Patra...

  • Irine_29's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2003 at 3:46 AM

    wonderful opening photo Sharrie! It always feels great to see how people of this world, each one in his own way, try aprroach, the unknown, the divine, the truth...

  • manuelEB's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2003 at 1:06 AM

    opening picture is glamorous! That's the way kids get impressed with religion...

  • May 25, 2003 at 4:47 AM

    Lets see what happens next..


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