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Nisyros:  castles in the air

Nisyros has some of the most spectacular scenery and most spectacular treks in the Dodecanese. I first went there in 2001 on a day trip from Tilos.  We only had a few hours on the island but in that time … Continue reading

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Nisyros: rocking round the rim

People don’t visit Nisyros for the beaches.  There are beaches, very pleasant for a swim after a trek in the mountains, but not of the best.  People visit Nisyros drawn by the allure of ‘The Volcano’, by which they mean … Continue reading

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Nisyros: giving in to addiction

Some places are addictive.  Nisyros is one of them. My wife and I visited the island first on a day trip by high speed cat from nearby Tilos in 2001.  Along with the herd we took the bus to The … Continue reading

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Nisyros: off the page and into the past.

Wednesday I decided to go off the page and into the past.  It kind of fitted the book which I’m reading, ‘The Eyre Affair’ by Jasper Fforde in which fiction and time are fluid and therefore changeable. First off I … Continue reading

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Nisyros: Guest blog by Ruth

I am currently sitting by the pool outside our hotel on the last evening we have here on Nisyros and realising that I am running out of time to write my Guest Blog… The week has shot past at an … Continue reading

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Back to Nisyros: cut off from the rest of the world

It was an early start to Thursday in order to catch the 09.30 ferry to Nisyros.  A very relaxed start to the day.  The hotel we were staying in was just about OK for overnighting but not somewhere to hang … Continue reading

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Nisyros

 Having set my alarm clock and having a real purpose for getting up I was up with the lark.  I have no idea what time the lark gets up and there were certainly none in evidence on Kos on Sunday … Continue reading

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