Samos – 3

This is the third of five short pieces about my recent visit to the island of Samos in the Aegean Islands. Samos is only about two miles from the Turkish coast but is definitely part of Greece. The picture was taken by me and is of the interior of a church which is found insideContinue reading “Samos – 3”

Samos – 2

This is a short piece about my recent visit to Samos in the Aegean Islands of Greece. The photo is mine taken near the town of Pythagorio. Walking around the ancient harbour of Pythagorio, parts of which are 2,600 years old, the visitor soon comes to a statue of Pythagoras, who was born in theContinue reading “Samos – 2”

Samos – 1

I had arrived at the town of Pythagorio on the ferry from Patmos. Pythagorio is the Samian destination for ferries from the Dodecanese Islands. The port of Vathy on the northern side of Samos is the terminus for ferries to the other Aegean Islands, whereas Karlovassi towards the western end of Samos is the placeContinue reading “Samos – 1”