The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands: Season’s Greetings!

Happy Winter Solstice! Season’s Greetings from the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes.

NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return to this magical region. My first entry in this new blog series posted here on Saturday, 10/20/2018. It gives an overview of our rambles from Athens to seven islands in the Dodecanese and Cyclades groups, ending our ferry-hopping pilgrimage on the anciently sacred island of Delos.

Thor and I peered inside this small Greek Orthodox church in the seaside village of Charaki, Rhodes. We weren’t expecting such beautiful and elaborate embellishments, and we entered into the hush to enjoy the sacred space that welcomed us as visitors. Whatever tradition you honor during these long nights of the turning of seasons, may you find light and a serene space to refresh your spirit!

Last time, Thor and I left you as we were arriving on Rhodes from the nearby island of Karpathos. I’ll be back soon with Part 9 in the photo-journal of our island travels — as soon as the tech wizards at Book View Cafe stabilize our website to accommodate more photos. Please stay tuned, and stay with our authors as we write and bring you more ebooks, blog posts, and more!


You will find The Rambling Writer’s blog posts here every Saturday. Sara’s latest novel from Book View Cafe is available in print and ebook: The Ariadne Connection.  It’s a near-future thriller set in the Greek islands. “Technology triggers a deadly new plague. Can a healer find the cure?”  The novel has received the Chanticleer Global Thriller Grand Prize and the Cygnus Award for Speculative Fiction. Sara has recently returned from another research trip in Greece and is back at work on the sequel, The Ariadne Disconnect. Sign up for her quarterly email newsletter at




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