Delphi, Greece

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Another day, another day trip.

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At the peak of the oracle of Delphi. Stadium of an ancient games equal to the Olympics. Unrelated to the oracle.

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The market at the entrance of the oracle. There used to be statues. 

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Delphi was the centre of the world according to the Greeks. Here at the oracle, there was a female prophet who would tell visitors about their future/answer questions from them using vague language that could mean anything.

She was the most powerful woman in the classical world and was originally a role filled by virgins. But one guy tried to rape one of the oracles and so the position was from that point on occupied by older women.

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The theatre. Obviously people need to cleanse their soul as a part of the process.

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The treasury. The only building remained somewhat intact.

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