Travel Blogs from Pithagórion
... bit about Turkey too and supported three of their main industries - tourism, agriculture, and pottery. We shared freshly squeezed pomegranate juice and bought an intricately hand-painted bowl. No, we didn't cast our dollars towards their massive tobacco industry. Didn't end up with any cotton or marble either. Though there were some beautiful dresses. I'm not sure if they would look just as beautiful or just out of place outside of ...
... ana” as mother of the prophet Jesus (rather than the mother of God). For the fascinating story of this place I suggest you access this link.
There are a few visitors, but fortunately no bus-loads. A tiny chapel has been built over what are supposed to be the remains of her simple home. Wandering around we pass through the shrine and locate the spring that is ...
... the middle of them. I don’t know how anyone could stand to do a holiday like that!
The Temple of Artemis, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world, is also located close to the town of Selcuk. We wondered down one evening to visit the site – nothing much remains of it now except one muddled looking column with a storks nest on top. It was still kind of neat though, to see something that was once ...
... the stuff into the bag. But things can never go as planned here. Midway through my shower, the lights completely went off-again. At least I have hung up all my annoyances over such the things and just try and problem solve. I was thankful for my floor to ceiling windows and the bright street light just outside. Since my phone was near empty on the battery, I was unable to take a nap for fear that I would miss the taxi, and just basically laid in bed staying warm.
I walked 9,798 steps today which calculates out to be about 2.6 miles
Island of Amorgos; July 3, 2010, Saturday:
Amorgos is an oblong island of 47 square miles with some of ...