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31 Jul | Olivia Thomakos | No Comments

Signing Off

  “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway –                              …             I am writing from the island of Patmos, one of …

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23 Jul | Olivia Thomakos | No Comments

Dear Paros,

The past week was a great wrap up for my summer in Paros. I spent time sketching and painting in the studio. I ate and wrote at cafes. I said goodbye to many new friends – people living in Paros. Store, restaurant, and surf shop owners. Some have lived on Paros forever, and others were …

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20 Jul | Erica Flesher | No Comments

1 Summer and 8 Islands later.

I have been in Greece for two whole months now. Where did my summer go? I swear that I just walked off of the ferry and was unloading all of my things at Jimmys yesterday. This summer has absolutely, positively flown by faster then I ever could have imagined. I feel so comfortable and so …

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19 Jul | Shawn Gakhal | No Comments

Sunset in Oia

It’s hard to know what day it is here on Paros. The ocean seems to go on for days. Tourists fill the streets at all hours of the day, especially at night. Ferries come in at varied intervals throughout the day, unleashing more travelers who wish to witness the Aegean in all its cerulean glory.  …

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17 Jul | Chloe Graffeo | No Comments

Plants on Paros

A simple post for any past, present and future Paros travelers curious about the plant life on the island This tree is growing Cacao beans, also known as “poor mans chocolate”– cacao tastes almost identical to coco, yet it has several more health benefits than coco does.   The glorious fig. Not quite ripe in …

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17 Jul | Olivia Thomakos | No Comments

Lost in Naxos

Yesterday was the last day for the students in the Art History class, so four of the students left their second home, the wonderful island of Paros. No matter how many times anyone tells me that time flies, I will never stop being amazing at how quickly the days pass. Where does the time go? …

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