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... of the ocean and boats. We liked the Windmill so much, we went back there one evening for Pizza and watched the sunset. That night it was so windy, we were scared we might be blown off the cliff! We also visited the Castle in Leros or To Kastro Tis Panagias. This castle was built in the 11th century.
One of our favourite days was when we went to a cafe called Lime. We were able to jump off the pier and the water was very clear. We ...
... inlets and bays, it seems longer when driving around it. Up, down, spinnin' around... :-) There are gorgeous bays around every bend with crystal clear water and, as there are so many bays, it's easy to find one out of the wind. We hired a scooter for two days and Andrew dinked me around the island. We stopped wherever we wanted and swam, ate or just lazed to our hearts content.
Although it's mountainous terrain makes it a popular rock climbing destination, Kalymnos is best know for its history of sponge divers. This was also the place where we listened to a political speech (we think) taking place in the harbour square outside our hotel. Plastic chairs for everyone, candy floss, music..... It was incredibly loud and chaotic. Everyone who lives on the island must have been there. Then it was over. Everyone left and it was ...
... without any suit or air support.. risking their lives day in and day out! Their endless love of the sea floor drives them to dive continuously not just for sponges but other sea treasures too like various shells. A few decades back.. their lives were short and anything but easy! Many perished in their attempt to survive and feed their families. But they created a legend, which follows the divers of Kalymnos island up to this very ...
... then they will have had some exposure to the final book of the New Testament, namely the Book of Revelation. There were a lot of sermons droning on about it, all being listened to (or day-dreamt through) while sitting on hard wooden pews as the sun shone outside, the afternoon was full of promise, and, really, it was almost time for lunch. Being in the cave where the Holy Book of the Apocalypse was written by Christ's disciple John in ...