In search of common dolphins

I am standing on the marina in Pythagorio, it is 8am and the morning sun is gradually releasing its warmth. I am joining a crew from the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation to take part in a common dolphin survey of the Eastern Aegean.  We load the boat with provisions, bags and equipment and adopt …

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Wild adventures in Patmos

I write this from the island of Patmos. I am staying in Skala but the view from my balcony is the historical white walled city village of Chora crowned by the Monastery of St John the Theologian. As pretty as it is here with its Tamerisk lined beaches, something beckons me towards this Christian mecca. …

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