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... ivy draped streets. A few small shops selling locally made ceramics, one of which called out to me, so we now own a small blue appetizer dish with kissing fish on it. I sensed it needed a home on Miller Bay. I also bought a bag of local candy from a lady selling it outside her house. It is made from some sort of tree material, rolled in sesame seeds- it tastes like nougat. Patmos-the island that Saint John made famous..... In 95 AD St. John was banished to ...
... the peaceful silence, the activity of the hundreds of different species and the feeling of adrenaline that comes with being 30m under water! The first dive all seemed so fast after it had taken so long to get started so once I'd resurfaced all I wanted to do was get back in and experience it all over again, but as it is with diving I had to settle for an hour wait then another go! The second dive ...
... built about 1,000 years after John. Then we went down to the cave where it is believed that John had his vision and he wrote the book of Revelation. In 96 AD John was released from prison and went to Ephesus. John died at around age 105. He was the only apostle that was not murdered for his faith. Unfortunately, like all other monasteries, there is no photography allowed inside.
"What is your name?" in Greek - Pos se ...
A quick visit to this special temple, with statues from as old as the 6th century BCE, some in the British Museum now.
The main feature of this one ruin here is the size and number of its massive columns, just a few less than the world wonder Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, so this is a good example of what that one would have looked like ...
... account for the profusion of sponges for sale in these parts. It is also well known for rock climbing and cliff-diving and you can easily understand why with the rocky coastline and cliffs.
28th August 2013.
After a bad night onboard, Steve has resumed his reading and I have come ashore to sit under a tree with my kindle and chair to relax away from the boat in the cool of the shade. I go stir-crazy with the confines ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed