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Patmos where St John wrote Revelations. Aside from his grotto, there is also a monastery and some lovely beaches. Its a quiet island, in contrast to Mykonos. Off season, Patmos could be an affordable place to stay for a while and rent scooters and take the ferry to the nearby isles and ...
... known as St John's Grotto. This is the cave were he wrote the Book of Revelations. The cave is a natural cave and has the chapel to Anna added onto the front to protect the cave. Anna is believed to be Mary's mother. Back to Skala for a frappe and tea before boarding and sailing to Kusadasi in ...
... that they know and the pace of life was much more relaxed than what we saw on Mykonos. The island is also very lush with vegetation, pine trees and framed by tall mountains.
After browsing around at some local shops and visiting a beautiful Orthodox Church, we hopped in a cab and headed to the Village of Kokkari just 6km away. We were rewarded with turquoise waters, ...
... putting the houses together and it is just one giant puzzle. We also got to see their theatre which holds up to 25,000 people and the acoustics are amazing there. Elton John was the last person to perform there and I honestly have no idea how they controlled the possibility that people would damage the theatre. I loved Ephesus more than Pompeii. Pompeii has nowhere near as much detail on their buildings and as a whole just isn't as interesting ...
... do with our (brief) lunchtime visit to the taverna on Platis Gialos beach! Lipsi has been a return to a gentler pace of life, no rushing about, not that much to do and see, just a decision as to which beach and where to have lunch laced with a good measure of people watching.
It’s one of those islands where you will meet (particularly British) people keen to tell you they have been coming every year for the last 50 years (OK, I exaggerate a ...
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