Travel Blogs from Pastida
For as long as I remember, we went to Greece on holiday every year when I was a child. Then, we took a boat trip to Turkey for the day, and that appeared to change the lives of everyone (but that's another story)
*LOOK AWAY IF QUEASY*
We returned to Greece when I was about 13, and stayed in a lovely hotel in ...
... bronze statue dedicated to Helios, the sun god. It was about 30 meters ( 90 feet) high and was built around 300 AD. It has always been rumored (and pictured) to have been located at the entrance of the harbor but historians now feel it is not true and that it was really located on a hill near the harbor. It was destroyed in a earthquake in 227 BC and was ultimately recycled because of the value of the metal. The other major attraction ...
... the storm. The torrent persisted for well over an hour.
On this island we are 240 miles east of Athens, 400 miles (or so) west of war-torn Syria, and about 500 miles northwest of Israel. My guess is that the people here feel unthreatened, except perhaps by downpours of rain.
About last night: there was no fight, probably there is no fight so as spoils, I am spoiled.
I did opt for one ...
Saiamüüja ringutab hommikul alles rõdul.
Mõjub pisut hirmutavalt, kui hiiglaslik Diagoras manööverdab Symi miniatuurses sadamas. Saar kaob kiirelt aegade hämusse ja maakera kumeruse taha.
Rhodese sadamas pakub rolleril vanamees tuba, aga ma lehvitan vastuseks tiibu ja kulutan aja ära hommikusöögi peale varemete keskel. Orienteerun netist pähe õpitud kaardi järgi uue turuni ja ...
... pakitud mõni kohvik või tavern.
It's half cloudy and that’s good. Today will be a day to do things that have not been done until now. Proseminary and Arabic.
Fly enters and leaves the room. Clouds appear and disappear.
Every evening some cafe or taverna has been packed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool