Tavari Beach Hotel (Lesvos)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Before leaving our Hotel for ship wandered a couple of doors down to a leather coat shop all of us trying on beautiful soft leather jackets & I a longer one, we didn't buy any but probably will when we get back into Istanbul, went for a coffee having yummy Baklava then we bought Turkish Delight to take on board. We were going to buy Cashews found they were 75 Turkish Lire a kilo which equates close to $ 40.00 a kilo. We were astounded when we heard a Traffic ...
We had a brief day visit to the Island of Lesbos. Sadly for Russ and I it was a day of preparation for an evening presentation on the Turkish wars after WW1. This island played a significant role in that era and was where many Turkish Greek people were expelled after the Greeks failed in their attempt to invade Turkey and capture Ankara. Carm and Michelle went on a day tour and joined us for dinner and the ...
One interesting footnote on the day and very topical with all the European news. 200 illegals came ashore in rubber dinghies while we were in port and were held by the local officials. They are just a sample of the unfortunates trying to make it in Europe.
FYI -- The famous philosopher Aristotle resided here from 337-335 BC.
It's the late afternoon and I've just watched the first episode of 'Orange is the New Black'. Extremely gritty. I'm looking forward to getting to our next stop, Istanbul to do several things, all to do with wifi and this iPad - mostly download a new book. At the moment way too much solitaire. At the moment just biding time until another cocktail party, then dinner. A formal dress night. Not really into it. It's become quite cold, ...
... homes on Lesvos, reflecting their wealth, while Muslim Turks had smaller and poorer homes, not much better than slums. The population exchange forced changes and brought economic hardship, and the mansions which had belonged to the wealthy Christian families, before the forced migration, are now often crumbling, unoccupied shells.
Little is made of the literary history of this island, which is closely identified with the ...