The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 9: Charming Charaki on Rhodes

Join Thor and me as we arrive on Rhodes in another downpour. The clouds part when we find our next lodging at the scenic cove of Charaki beach. 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 … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands: Healing Wishes for the New Year

Happy New Year from the island of Rhodes and the god of healing, Aesculapios! 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 8: Fabulous Rhodes!

Visiting the island of Rhodes — or Rhodos, as the Greeks translate the name — is an escape into sensual beauty. And, of course, more rich layers of history. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 7: Farewell to Karpathos

Although eager to catch the ferry to our next Greek island, Thor and I had to tear ourselves away from the rugged beauty and charmingly low-key villages of Karpathos. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 6: The Traditional Village of Olympos

Join Thor and me for another hair-raising drive up the twisting mountain roads of Karpathos Island to visit the traditional village of Olympos perched high above the sea. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 5: The Ancient Acropolis of Karpathos

With the fringes of Cyclone Zorba whipping up wind and rough surf, Thor and I climbed the ancient cliff fortress of Arkasa. And then, of course, we managed to find a sheltered cove for a swim in the brisk, clear … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 4: Rugged Karpathos

Fleeing ahead of Cyclone Zorba before it hit Athens, Thor and I landed on this sparsely populated island of steep cliffs, gemlike coves, quaint villages… and inquisitive goats! NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings … 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 Explores More Greek Islands, Part 2: Athens, Gateway Old & New

Every trip to Greece should start with Athens, the hub of Greek culture old and new. It’s been our gateway to the islands, so first we’ll take a jet-lagged wander through its busy streets. NOTE: Since our trip last fall … Continue reading

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