The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 11: Fabulous Beaches of Rhodes

Come join Thor and me as we pursue our obsession with the luminous, sapphire-blue Aegean Sea, its siren song calling us to dive ever deeper.

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.

From the depths of winter, as I fondly recall our latest Greece trip, it’s the rocky coves and pebble beaches that call me to return for more swims in the sunshine. So here’s a tour of our favorite literal waterholes from our last two trips to Rhodos. This time, we first plunged in at Charaki Beach, where we had a charming room overlooking the cove….

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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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