The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 7: Roman Ruins in Kos Town

Thor and I continue our ramble among the ancient Roman sites threaded along the streets of Kos Town. Come walk with us! NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands, 2019, part 6: Kos Town’s Ancient Sites

Join Thor and me as we wander the lanes of Kos Town that wind around Hellenic ruins and a reconstructed Roman Villa. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 5: Kos Museum

Come marvel with Thor and me at the treasures of ancient culture in the Museum of Archaeology on the island of Hippocrates and healer-god Asklepios. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 4: The Healing Asklepion on Kos

Join Thor and me as we return to Kos, the island of Hippocrates, and its ancient sanctuary of healing dedicated to the god Asklepios. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 3: Farewell to Rhodes

Confined by the pandemic? Join us for our ongoing virtual vacation as Thor and I visit a couple more sites on Rhodes and then hop on the ferry for Kos. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 1: Rhodes Beaches

Since we’re all trapped in “cruel April” of the pandemic, why not escape with Thor and me as we wistfully revisit some of our favorite beaches on fabulous Rhodos? NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Crete, part 21: Sacred Symbols and Shrines

A last tour of the Iraklion Museum of Archaeology, with an eye on the artifacts of sacred symbols and shrines. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much in love … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Crete, part 20: The Minoan Earth Goddess

Treasures in the Iraklion Museum of Archaeology illustrate the story of the ancient goddess of nature and fertility. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much in love with the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Crete, part 19: Minoan Burial Practices

Join Thor and me as we visit a Minoan cemetery and admire the painted larnakes — earthenware caskets — and grave offerings in museums on Crete. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Crete, part 18: Minoan Frescoes

Join Thor and me as we marvel at the glorious, joyful images capturing slices of life in the vanished Minoan culture. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much in … Continue reading

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