The View from Kos, or How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Octopus hanging out to dry in Kardamena, Kos. Photo by Eleni Sakellis

KOS, Greece – The island of Kos is the third largest in the Dodecanese and is well-known as a tourist destination. For those of us with roots there, the island draws us back each summer (hopefully) to visit our family and friends and enjoy the beautiful beaches, delicious fresh food, and the historic sites. Kos is also the island of Hippocrates, the father of medicine, who treated patients suffering from various ailments at the Asclepeion, the healing temple, in ancient …

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