Delos

The weather set fair and the wind down, we set sail for Delos, the great trading centre of the Cyclades and birthplace of Apollo, now nearly uninhabited, but full of ancient remains.   I had forgotten how complete it is, a winding city street going up the hill, past innumerable houses and shops up to the ancient theatre, all partially reconstructed, but still an astonishing survival:-

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