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From the Hot Rock to The Hot Spot

After three weeks on the Hot Rock, I took advantage of a new ferry service and travelled to Nisyros for a week.  I have done this for a number of years but it has been hampered by the fact that … Continue reading

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Nisyros: Pirates of the Aegean and soft rock

Once upon a time the people of the small fishing village of Palloi on Nisyros, so it is said, got fed up with being raided by the Pirates of the Aegean, upped sticks and moved from their harbour-side homes to … Continue reading

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Nisyros: Autumn came and went again.

Unexpectedly amazing day on Wednesday, as already said.  And un-anticipated, though with hindsight not entirely unexpected change in the weather.  Since I arrived on Nisyros on 26 August there literally hasn’t been a cloud in the sky.  Wednesday and high … Continue reading

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