Day 9 and 10 - Milos May 10th 2011 I didn’t know this, but the famous statue, Venus de Milo, which is in the Louvre, was actually discovered on the island of Milos. Kind of makes sense when you think about it. There is a movement to get the statue back to the island, where some think it truly belongs. I’m not sure the French will give it up so easily, not without a fight.
We decided to rent a car in order to really get a sen ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Milos Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
My name's fred, and I'm an anxiety-ridden home-body who lives in fear new experiences. Fortunately for me, I have a beautiful wife and two lovely and amazing children who inspire me to get off my behind and venture out of my comfort zone to experience the world. Sure, it's challenging, but the results are always rewarding, the trips are always memorable, and I've got my family to thank for it.... full info