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... for some time at an outside cafe drinking beer and smoking a cigar to watch the world go by. A well-fed dog wondered about and sat on the main road without a care in the world, knowing that all the vehicles would stop for him.
I walked 3.6 miles today.
Today is Tuesday so it must be the Greek Island of Patmos. It was believed that Patmos originally existed at the bottom of the sea, visible only by moonlight, until Zeus gained permission from Poseidon, his brother, to raise it into the light and warm it into life. According to Roman legend, the island received its ...
... where St. John received his vision and dictated Revelations to his disciple). This cave (where he sought shelter during exile) has had a building built around it and is now an orthodox church. They show you a crack in the rock in the cave ceiling saying that as he received God’s word, the rock shattered and the voice came from it. They also show you the area where he slept and prayed and the table that his disciple wrote on. John ...
... more time there to explore the rest of the island.
If you are in this part of the world and want to explore a typical Greek island, you could enjoyably occupy three to five nights on Samos in our view.
And Christine loves it, because it is full of ...
... and monastery we had a couple of hours of free time in the port town of Skala. We found a restaurant that had the second best pasticcio (Greek lasagna) I've ever had (the best is still my mother-in-law's) and we walked around the shops. We got back to Samos around 8 PM. For dinner we weren't very hungry so we just got some spanakopita from a bakery by the hotel and ate it on a bench by the water watching the sunset.