Monthly Archives: May 2008

GPS and more GPS

Today was an interesting day for PKAP. The excavations started on Vigla and Kokkinokremos this afternoon, so everyone was pretty excited and I would suggest reading other PKAP staff members’ blogs. I was on GPS duty with Bill and Bret. … Continue reading

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Doughnuts and Doctors

As I have mentioned before, doughnuts (an important food staple) are quite expensive on the island. To be fair, the dollar’s low value against the Euro means that most things on the island are expensive. For example gas is $6.53 … Continue reading

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GIS and Other Things

It has been hard to find time to blog lately. We have had lots of busy days. Yesterday, we took the students to Paphos (mosaics and Paul’s Pillar), Ayios Georgios (basilica), and Ayios Neophytos (monastery). We left at 7O00 AM … Continue reading

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Elevator of Death

Yesterday was interesting in many ways, but the part that I found the most interesting was the elevators here at Petrou Brothers. There are 2 elevators for the hotel and both are quite interesting. They are quite small, 4 is … Continue reading

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Card Carrying Archaeologist

On Saturday Nick Karatjas and I did a little sight-seeing since he was leaving early Sunday morning.After a brief PKAP staff meeting to plan the upcoming week we set off for Kourion. It was a really nice day, the temperature … Continue reading

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1st Full PKAP Week Draws to a Close

Our first full week of work at PKAP is now drawing to a close. We have been low in numbers, but that has all changed. We picked up 2 more people from the airport last night, 2 came in a … Continue reading

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Busting Out the R8

Yesterday was a pretty busy day. The Larnaka Museum storeroom, where we usually work, was pretty crowded with a group of other archaeologists when we arrived. Since they plan on being there for 3 weeks we decided to work outside … Continue reading

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