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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Rick, it was late in the afternoon, and we took the most he--raising ride up in a taxi, I thought we were going to plummet into oblivion off the non-guardrail road. The driver was going much too fast, as sliding around the hairpin turns, to where the tail end of the car was within feet of the craggy edges. Once at the top, I got out o the car so fast, and swore I would not ever do that again. We walked down.... which was long, but not as tiring as the time ...
... it a World Heritage site. It is named after St. John of Patmos. In 1088, Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos gave the island of Patmos to the soldier-priest John Christodoulos. The greater part of the monastery was completed by Christodoulos three years later. He heavily fortified the exterior because of the threats of piracy and Seljuk Turks. GRIKOS BAY, Patmos, GR Grikos bay is situated in the southeast. It is approximately 4.5 km from the port ...
... ordered a "rooster" or "turkey" cabernet, 2008, and were all treated to the wonderful taste of good greek wine. Our favorite appetizers arrived fairly quickly...and all of us ohhhhh-ed and ahhhh-ed over this wonderfully prepared greek meal. This is the best meal I have had in Greece, this year. Better than Kos and Nisyros. Having been spoiled by this lovely, gentile, kind restaurant, we each promised, that for some reason we were still in Skala Harbor tomorrow night -- that ...
... subsided, and I grabbed what would be my sopping wet pillow and bedding and went below. Thank gosh this night was finally over. Breakfast began with me seeing two black goats traveling from our little bay area, to the next beach over. I noticed off the stern of Milena, the deflated, flimsy remnants of maybe a 20 foot boat, just beached on the rocks and abandoned, its foreign passengers probably hiked over the top of the hill, and into the sleeping village. Milena left ...
... both inland; Megálo Chorió ("Big Village"), and Mikró Chorió ("Small Village"). The island's only port is the settlement of Agios Georgios (Saint George), which consists of a few hotels. The island is also locally known as Gaidaro ("Donkey"), or by its ancient name Tragea. By the 2001 census it had again risen to 158 residents, and in 2011 its population was 185, 168 of whom lived in Megálo Chorió, and only 17 in Mikró ...