A few hours in Kos September 30th 2010 Thursday 30th September 2010
We were tired when we arrived in Kos at 4am but there were no touts waiting to offer us a cheap room so we decided to just wait for the next ferry to Leros and sleep when we get there!
Kos is the second largest of the Dodecanese having fertile land and renowned for producing the kos lettuce. It is also famous as the birthplace of Hippocrates.
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Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Kos 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
We first backpacked in Eastern Europe in 2001 visiting Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia & Italy. In 2002 we spent the whole 12 months backpacking around the world. This was before blogs so find details here: http://members.iinet.net.au/~weggs/weggs_world/index.htm
In 2007 we enjoyed another 6 months. This time we organised some home exchanges to help the budget, meet new people and be able to kick back and relax in a few places. Hawaii, San Francisco, Mexico, Croatia, England, Scotland, Canary Islands, Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, China & Tibet were all visited either briefly or fo... full info