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... of mathematics, astronomy, the arts, philosophy and economics were protected behind double walls to keep the temperature as constant as possible. Most of these scrolls were later taken to the greatest library of the Ancient World in Alexandria where tragically a fire destroyed them along with many other important documents, so ancient knowledge was lost that took almost two millennia to rediscover. Other significant buildings were the Senate Chamber where the leaders of the day ...
... to tradition St John wrote the book of Revelations here and it is also where he experienced a vision of Christ.
Patmos was also, according to mythology a present from Zeus to his daughter Artemis, the Goddess of hunting and protector of young women. She was worshipped here and the monastery of St John was later built on the site of her temple. The monastery now ...
... the narrow streets were designed to ward off pirates over the centuries. It is a magnificent UNESCO rated village and very beautiful. We were heading to the Monastery of St John the Beloved, a huge fortress-like building dating from the 11th century. Along the way were heaps of very interesting shops which we wre told not to go into until after the monastery tour. Now as our group have had not much time for 'retail therapy' it was ...
... lady ... .So after her ignoring the call twice, I went across and asked her if she was going to go to the counter - She was quite freaked out by the call, saying, "it can't be me, someone has put something in my bag ... What will I do? Please come with me?" .... Long story short, we took ages to find the right person to speak to and her new 2 week old very expensive luggage had the zip and ...
... spotted eagle (wingspan twice that of a hooded crow flying alongside)
This is one of our favourite walks, tough but rewarding views
Glyfada Lake ~ 8pm
2 x Purple heronLittle owl
3 x Falcon
4 x Heron in flight overhead
Ireon (track near the ...
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