Travel rewind: Sarakinko Beach on Milos, Greece

People say Sarakinko Beach on the Greek island of Milos is the closest you can get to standing on the moon without leaving earth. The blindingly white sand has been hardened into ghoulish shapes over years of being whipped by the brisk maltemi winds. The ever-present winds on the beach are so deafening that you cannot have […]

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Travel rewind: Antiparos, Greece

My post last week about how to backpack through Greece got me reminiscing about one of our favorite islands: Antiparos. Paros’ little sister island, Antiparos is a short ferry ride from the bigger, more well-known island. Antiparos offers everything Paros does, but on a quieter, more low-key scale. All of the white-washed, bougainvillea-covered Greece you want […]

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Kimolos: The Accidental Greek Island

About halfway through our two-week adventure in Greece we made a mistake. A big one. It began with a ferry from Paros to Milos. A ferry we thought would be an easy, two-hour ride that turned out to be a crowded, nauseating, four-hour ride. Apparently, the 50 m.p.h meltemi winds that hit Greece every August had just […]

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