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Nisyros: beach art

Nisyros has some of the most spectacular scenery and most spectacular treks in the Dodecanese.  But it’s not great for beaches.  If you want a beach holiday, Nisyros is not the island for you. Not that it doesn’t have beaches, … Continue reading

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Greece: art and about in Rhodes

My ferry from Rhodes to Tilos was at 18.00 so I had plenty of time for a leisurely wander around Rhodes Old Town with the camera, even after a sluggish start.  We have been wandering around the walled town at … Continue reading

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Greece: wild walks or soft fruit?

After a delayed spring and weeks of very indifferent weather it seems that I am about to leave Wales just as a heatwave is promised. Health issue resolved, I have been hesitating to go back to Greece because of the … Continue reading

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Symi: acclimatisation on the Hot Rock

Symi: acclimatisation It seems that Autumn has well and truly arrived in the UK with temperatures in single figures.  Flying out to the Dodecanese where in the afternoon it is still 30oC is very pleasant but a bit of a … Continue reading

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Symi: dead sandals.

Tuesday was earmarked for another good walk, significantly longer than Vigla on Monday but on paths so less arduous. The walk to Agios Emilianos, the monastery on an island connected by a causeway is a long-time favourite.  It’s one that … Continue reading

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Symi: straight to the top of the hot rock.

After a good warm-up walk on Sunday I decided not to pussyfoot around but to take advantage of the fitness I built up on Nisyros and go for one the most strenuous and challenging walks on Symi, to the top … Continue reading

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Nisyros: teetering on the brink, an inside curve, and the unexpected.

Friday.  Last day on Nisyros.  Difficult to believe that what has become so familiar will soon be a wistful memory.  The plan was to see as much of the island as I could in one long walk. The route would … Continue reading

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