Petra Hotel & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... The church was built in the name of John the Evangelist who was exiled there for 18 months in 95AD. From here we went down to a cave called The Grotto of the Apocalypse, where John lived and supposedly received the visions which he recorded and are known as The Book of Revelation. No photos allowed in the chapel or at the Grotto. Paul and I left the tour bus (I needed a bit of a breather after all of this!!) and walked down via the old ...
We moored off Patmos in the afternoon of Saturday 29/9. Skies were.....hmmmm.....a little overcast! Anne our intrepid tour guide shepherded us expertly off the ship, onto the tender and into the bus and then up to the Sacred Grotto of St John. This cave was the home of St John when he was banished to Patmos in 95AD when the Emperor Dominican was busy persecuting the ...
... John the mysteries of the last book of the bible - the Apocalypse. Our guide told us that it was more than likely to be John ... The apostle, described as the beloved one described in the scriptures. The cave is now at the foot of the
monastery, which houses priceless icons and manuscripts, sacred relics, vestments embroidered with silver or gold threads and precious stones. The cave itself had a great atmosphere .. It has ...
... such a small island there isn't alot to do. So we swam in the pool, went out for lunch, went to the beach and then sometimes we would go back to the hotel for a rest. It was very hot in Leros.
One day we went and visited the Windmills of Leros, the adults had coffee and Tom and I drank juice. Nanny and Poppy had brought over a Kobo for me, where I can store all my books, so I sat and read that. We were up very high and you could ...
This morning we cruised into the island of Patmos, just in time to enjoy breakfast on the deck overlooking another beautiful Greek Island. In the morning we went on a tour to the cave where it is believed St John the Apostle was exiled to, where he experienced an apparition and wrote the book of Revelations. Above this cave is a monastery that was built 1000 years later, around 1100AD, in recognition of St John. The village ...