Greece & The Greek Islands

Helios, The Bronze Titan of Rhodes: Sixth Wonder of the Ancient World

Posted by on January 13, 2013 at 8:26 pm

Helios the Sun Cod of Rhodes: The Colossus of Rhodes: Sixth Wonder of the Ancient World: Ptolemy 1: Antigonus: Chares and Lysippus: Greatest bronze statue of all time.

The Magic of Lindos: Rhodes: Athena’s Temple

Posted by on May 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Lindos is magical. It’s location, alongside a sweeping bay with the warm waters of the Mediterranean lapping the shores, makes it the perfect holiday destination.  The white houses climb up the slopes towards the Acropolis which stands sentinel over the village.  The village, itself, is a maze of narrow alleyways, small shops and the lack […]

The Tomb of Agamemnon: Cathy Gere

Posted by on January 27, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Tomb of Agamemnon: Author Cathy Gere: Review: This book separates fact from fiction: Schliemann, Freud’s and others’ interpretations: links to the rise of the Nazis in Germany: how modern science makes the discoveries more factual:

The Curse of Atreus: The Lion Gate, Mycenæ, & Agamemnon’s Tomb

Posted by on January 24, 2012 at 6:40 pm

Curse of Atreus: Mycenæ, Greece: The Lion Gate: Agamemnon’s tomb: Lord Elgin: Golden mask of Agamemnon:National Museum of Archæology, Athens

Delphi: Greek Oracles & The Navel of the Earth

Posted by on July 15, 2011 at 7:11 pm

   Delphi (Δελφοί)  Scene From Delphi I had often wondered what the ‘naval of the earth’ might look like.  Now I knew.  I had arrived at the ancient Greek site of Delphi, home to the ‘Oracle’  and the ‘naval of the ancient world.’ Dedicated to the God, Apollo, it was the most important religious sanctuary in the […]

Two Wheels on Rhodes' Roads! Cruising Along On A Honda 250cc V-Twin

Posted by on March 4, 2011 at 10:31 pm

Honda 250cc V-twin: cruiser style bike hired on the Island of rhodes.