Golden Stars and Lampstands October 10th 2012 If I could do it all over again I would probably have stayed in Syros two days more and Patmos two days less. Now that is not to say that I have not enjoyed my time on this island because I have. It probably has been good for the health of my body and my wallet, but it is just there isn't too much that is obvious to do here. What you have here are a bunch of pleasant walks and calming beaches. Als ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Patmos 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
I am 41 years old. I am currently living in New York and enjoying my life as a semi-retired teacher. Although I spend a most of my time in domestic tranquility it is my aim to take one major solo trip each year. My three most recent journeys are a pilgrimage through the Holy Land, a crazy month in Cambodia, and a return to India. Life is one gloriously unpredictable mess. My travels have taken me to many different places and I hope to experience and venture out to many more.
I have filled in many of the gaps between my 2000 graduation up until today. Well apart from the five years living in... full info