The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 22: Kos Museum

Come marvel with Thor and me at the treasures of ancient culture on the island of Hippocrates and healer-god Asklepios. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 21: Casa Romana on Kos

Join Thor and me as we visit the reconstructed Roman villa in Kos Town. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return to … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 20: Kos Town

Join Thor and me as we wander the charming harbor town of Kos, where history and natural beauty flourish. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 3: Around the Athens Acropolis

Before Thor and I take you with us to some fabulous Aegean islands, we’ll take a quick tour around and atop the Acropolis–sites too beautiful and historically important to skip! NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Reflections on Greece: Ancient Hunters of the Wild Boar

During my visit last year to Delphi, I partook of roasted wild boar and heard about the ages-old hunts with specially trained dogs. Since then, I’ve become fascinated with this dangerous beast who challenged warriors to prove their mettle. Since … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Greece, Part 29: Farewell to Greece– For Now

  Thor and I have enjoyed sharing our journey through the incredible landscapes, history, and mythology of Greece. To wrap up this blog series, here are some highlights in photos. NOTE: Since my 4-month backpacking trip around Greece too many … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Greece, Part 26: Around & About at Delphi

Join Thor and me as we ramble around the less-ancient attractions surrounding the fabulous sanctuary of Apollo, Athena, and Dionysos at Delphi, Greece. NOTE: Since my 4-month backpacking trip around Greece too many years ago, I had been longing to … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Greece, Part 25: The Two Faces of Dionysos

My fascination with the Greek god of ecstatic revelry, Dionysos, has only grown as I research and write more about my near-future healer Ariadne and her connection to ancient powers. After I visited the Korykeion Cave near Delphi, where the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Greece, Part 24: Mount Parnassos and the Korykeion Cave

Join Thor and me as we follow the path of Dionysos and his maenads across Mount Parnassos to the cavern where ancient rituals of ecstatic revelry took place. NOTE: Since my 4-month backpacking trip around Greece too many years ago, … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Greece, Part 23: The Delphi Museum

Tiptoe through time with Thor and me as we admire artifacts from the Neolithic to the Hellenistic eras, witnessing the evolution of arts and worship at this ancient pilgrimage site. NOTE: Since my 4-month backpacking trip around Greece too many … Continue reading

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