Pious & Petrified in Lesbos, Greece

Today we rented a car to drive around this section of the island. We headed north towards the old monastery of Ypsilou that was reportedly still in use. Even from the road, we spotted it easily high up on Mount Ordymnas. Our little white car struggled up the paved road to the small parking lot, […]

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R & R in Lesbos, Greece

We wanted a day of not traveling anywhere and instead just relaxing and taking it all in. Our day actually began the night before when we decided not to set the alarm which allowed us to sleep until 11am. It felt great and once we were awake we switched rooms to one upstairs with a […]

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Going to Eresos on the Island of Lesbos

Is there a better way to wake up on a Monday morning than by the sound of waves gently crashing and a soft breeze from the Aegean Sea coming in through open balcony doors? We don’t think so. That is exactly how our day began. After a quick breakfast of instant oatmeal we brought with […]

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Melinda Beach, Lesbos, Greece

For our first full day in Lesbos we decided to rent a car and drive to the southeastern part of the island to enjoy the beach and the olive trees, which we found nicely softened the landscape. We arrived in the very small town of Melinda Beach in time for lunch and we found a […]

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Pamukkale Turkey

Exploring Pamukkale, Turkey

When we first brought home our travel guide for Turkey, one of the cover pictures looked like an iced over mountain with bright blue turquoise pools, layered along the slope. Thankfully, the inside cover gave a photo credit and the location of this pristine landscape: Pamukkale. We dare you to google it and not be […]

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