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Greece part 5: Friends and Radios

November 12th, 2011, 3 Comments

See also parts 1, 2, 3, and 4. This is the biggest highlight of our trip to Greece for me. I enjoy having the chance to meet people, visit for awhile, and make new friends — and that certainly happened in Greece. In one of the shops we happened to step into, I noticed a […]

Greece part 4: Food and Shopping

November 3rd, 2011, 2 Comments

See also parts 1, 2, and 3. I am a person that enjoys food that’s different from what’s at home, and Rhodes didn’t disappoint. Terah and I used to live close to an excellent Greek restaurant in Indianapolis, so we were already familiar in some way with the food. But there isn’t any Greek restaurant […]

Greece part 3: Water

October 18th, 2011, 1 Comment

See also parts 1 and 2. That’s a photo of Vlicha Beach, near our hotel. But before I talk about the Greek beaches, I need to explain something about living in Kansas. Kansas is in the middle of the United States. The nearest ocean is the Gulf of Mexico, which is 700 miles (1100km) away. […]

Greece part 2: History (and sauntering up to guys with machine guns)

October 14th, 2011, 3 Comments

Terah and I went to the Greek island Rhodes recently. This is the second in a series about it. I am one to enjoy history. There is something deeply, well, connecting, about standing in an old place. There is a timeless quality to it – a feeling of being connected to so many people of […]

Greece part 1: Wow

October 10th, 2011, 5 Comments

Terah and I are just back from Rhodes Island, Greece. “Wow” is the summary of that place. Some highlights include walking up to a 14th-century church and hearing beautiful chant through the windows, crossing a bridge across the moat to a grand gate into Rhodes built by the Knights of St. John, spotting an amateur […]

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