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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Smoking rooms available
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Kalymnos is known as the sponge diver's island. Kalymnian sponges are reputed to be the longest lasting, strongest natural sponges you can get. And this industry holds great significance for the island's history and the resilience of the island as a whole. While the sponge industry may be one that is slowly fading with less sponges to be found and the old fashioned skills needed to work the sponges being forgotten and not passed on, the people reflect the tough ...
... get nice views across the island to the other side, and acrossto the Monestery. Not really sure what to expect, I find a small church at the very top and even heaps of grapes growing on the vine. Very cute place, and peaceful! Here, I notice that I'm really enjoying being on my own! Unlike at the start of this trip when I would have anxiety attacks when I realised I was alone, I now enjoy the solitude, my thoughts are less negative, and I can finally enjoy ...
... and sketch pads, head off around the bay and find a shady seat with harbour views. We while away an idyllic hour sketching a vibrant red fishing boat while watching the locals, our fellow passengers shooting photos and a large inter-island ferry come and go.
We also see an enormous cruise ship anchor outside the cove and ferry passengers into shore. Joseph, our cruise director, had forewarned us of this. He is apparently in daily contact with shipping agents in ...
Our tour was transferred to a new cruise ship, same cruise line, but unfortunately it changed out whole planned trip. We spent the morning on the Cruise after boarding early morning. Now finally on out long awaited journey around the Greek Islands! Our first stop was Patmos, we arrived at about 4pm and had a few hours to explore the Island.
Awoke this morning to see the coast of Turkey appearing through the cabin Window. We docked at Kusadasi, Turkey at 7:00am and disembarked and were bused to the top of Ephesus, an ancient Roman city where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once visited. History don't you love it.
Only about 10% of this city has been uncovered but it truly is a wonder of the world ...