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Saw Mykonos and it's lights glide past at 2.00 am when we got up to look out our balcony! Slept well and awoke at 5.30 to see the sunrise over Patmos as we dropped anchor. Buffet breakfast on the stern deck and onto a tender to the little port. Here we boarded the bus and up to St.John's Monastary atop the highest hill on the island. Built like a fortified castle to repel pirates about the 10th century the monks could pour boiling oil down ...
We moored off Patmos in the afternoon of Saturday 29/9. Skies were.....hmmmm.....a little overcast! Anne our intrepid tour guide shepherded us expertly off the ship, onto the tender and into the bus and then up to the Sacred Grotto of St John. This cave was the home of St John when he was banished to Patmos in 95AD when the Emperor Dominican was busy persecuting the ...
... so without meaning to, I entered the church skirt less and took some nice pictures of the icons ... Also not knowing that photography is prohibited. So that's 2 No No's at once ..... Lucky for me there was yet another mass planned for later in the day, so all of my Greek Orthodox 'sins' could be forgiven. :-)
Then we went on a walking tour of the village of Chora. This is the traditional settlement and capital of ...
... water. It is easy and fun to exercise. By the end of each day we've walked many kilometers and done some strenuous hill climbing but we don't mind. Here, at the end of the trail at a small Taverna (restaurant) there awaits a fresh Greek salad, fragrant sourdough bread and grilled seafood. Nearby some Swiss tourists have pushed aside the tables and are attempting some Greek dancing. Maybe they've found the secret for longevity ...
For months, whenever we sliced up one of those red baseballs from Loblaws, we've been talking about the great tomatoes we would eat on this trip. At Limniones, on a terrace above the sea, our third Greek salad. The first two were not bad, but this one exceeds expectations. The tomatoes are as crisp and sweet as the apples of childhood.*
* ... although not quite as good as Gord Laidlaw's apples, available at the ...