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Symi: en route and arriving

“It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive” is  an axiom, often repeated but first penned by Robert Louis Stevenson, which has become a cliché.  The thought echoes and old Taoist saying that “the journey is the reward”.  I … 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: to Rhodes

The flight to Rhodes was uneventful if, as all flights, tedious.  The taxi ride to the old town was, as ever, an opportunity to tune my ear to the language with the driver doing me the courtesy of speaking Greek … Continue reading

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Greece: a beginning in Rhodes.

I left the cold and April showers of Manchester and landed in Rhodes in temperatures still above 20oC at near midnight.  Very pleasant. It is still pre-season over here and the Old Town, which in the summer makes Blackpool at … Continue reading

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