Effie Hotel

Skala, Pátmos, Dodecanese, Greece | Hotel
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Lesbos and Patmos, Greece (Nov 13 and 14)

A travel blog entry by cjbishop


... or so before being processed further. They are picked by spreading a tarp on the ground around the tree; someone climbs the tree and shakes the heck out of it and you gather up the olives. We visited the small village of Agiasos up in the mountains where a monk brought a famous icon around the year of 1200 to hide it. A village grew up around his church, which we got to see. The icon is still there but heavily damaged. It is a delightful village with cobble ...


A travel blog entry by travelintommy


Later in the day, we went to Patmos, an island that the ancient Romans banished exiles to. The apostle John was banished from Ephesus to Patmos in around AD 95. John wrote the book of Revelation while he was exiled on Patmos. The seven letters to the churches written in Revelation were to the churches of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea, all in Turkey. We went to the monastery of St. John, ...


A travel blog entry by narainscott


Patmos where St John wrote Revelations. Aside from his grotto, there is also a monastery and some lovely beaches. Its a quiet island, in contrast to Mykonos. Off season, Patmos could be an affordable place to stay for a while and rent scooters and take the ferry to the nearby isles and ...

Cruise - Patmos

A travel blog entry by royelinda


... known as St John's Grotto. This is the cave were he wrote the Book of Revelations. The cave is a natural cave and has the chapel to Anna added onto the front to protect the cave. Anna is believed to be Mary's mother. Back to Skala for a frappe and tea before boarding and sailing to Kusadasi in ...


A travel blog entry by jilly361


... the town and had the usual facilities plus a laundry area. We spent 2 nights getting all our bits n pieces done then went out to anchor around the corner in a calm and sheltered spot but still close to the town.

In all we spent a week at Lakki and there we had the best banana splits I have had for many a year. One day we hired a scooter to visit the War Museum tunnel and ...


This hotel, located on Skala, Pátmos, is near Monastery of St. John, Monastery of the Apocalypse, and Chapel of St. Anne.
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