In Delos people had statues of themselves carved to put on their doorstep instead of street numbers. But people often moved on relatively quickly so houses had a permanent statue without head and new arrivals only had to pay for a new head to be carved.
Where the wind blows us July 20th 2015 From Folegandros, our next three destinations were determined in part by the ferry timetables. We wanted to get to Patmos (recommended by my friend from work, Persefoni) and knew that there would be no direct connection, but it turned out that we had to make two stops to get there. This gave us the chance to have two nights in each of Mykonos and Syros.
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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
We are Leanne, Jon and Nathan. Leanne and Jon have a long history of travelling and usually on the cheap. We had extended trips to Europe and Central America. Then in 2011 Nathan joined our clan and he has been with us for our most recent trip to Europe and South America in 2015. Now we have our sights set on North America. I hope that you enjoy reading about or experiences as much as I enjoy writing about them.
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