Farewell Arki and on to Leros

It is time to leave Arki.  My hosts Stami and Niko are still on Patmos so I arrange to pay for my room with Niko’s mama Georgia.  She phones Niko to translate.  I have 250€ in cash that I put aside as there is no cash machine on the island and no way to make … Continue reading Farewell Arki and on to Leros

Settling into the Rhythm of Arki

After my long walks across the island to Tiganakia Beach and beyond Limnari Beach, I feel it’s only right that I do what I set out to on Arki and that’s relax.  I’m not really a beach person – don’t get me wrong I do love a beautiful beach but I struggle to spend all … Continue reading Settling into the Rhythm of Arki

Arki – the Island that Broke my Shoes!

I arrive on Arki from Patmos on the Dodekanisos Pride or as I’ve come to call her – the Bouncy Bouncy.  The thing I love about the Dodek fleet is the way the crew help you on board with your luggage and have it all lined up for you when you disembark.  I know this … Continue reading Arki – the Island that Broke my Shoes!