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Photographs of the island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea

Lesvos or Lesbos lies among the north-eastern Aegean islands and close to the Turkish mainland.
Also called by its capital town of Mytilini, It’s relatively isolated with the nearest islands of note being Chios to the south and Limnos to the north, both some distance away. 66 more words


Laconic [Adj.]

Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.

From Latin adjective Lacōnicus meaning ‘Spartan‘, from Ancient Greek Λακωνικός. Laconia was the region inhabited and ruled by the Spartans, who were known for their brevity in speech.


Greece, You will Fall in Love with this Island...

Santorini Greece is truly a magical amazing and awesome travel destination, especially when you visit in the off season. The weather is just beautiful.It’s no wonder, Santorini is gorgeous.if you don’t agree, take a look at the photos below and it may change your mind. 31 more words


The 'Greening' of Australia

If greening means anything al  it should at least include the colour green. Gardens that are filled with concrete and pebblecrete are often seen as lacking in some growth of  an organic nature. 630 more words

Gerard Oosterman

Detailed Itinerary for Greece 2015

Ancient Greece and the Footsteps of the Apostle Paul

Day 1:  Board your overnight flight. (or arrive from Rome after  a 4-day pre-trip extension) Day 2:  Arrive in Athens, Greece.   518 more words


Mediterranean Way of Life

Close your eyes and imagine yourself standing in front of an olive grove, looking out over the Mediterranean sea. Look around and you may see an almond tree, and some citrus. 224 more words


5FIG01: Lost in Paris

Inspired by the idea that it’s the journey, not the destination, I’ve launched my first travel journal series on The Wanderbug. 5FIG stands for 5 Weeks in France, Italy & Greece, which was the trip of a lifetime that I took with my best friend. 1,152 more words