fortified monastery of Fotodotis stands in virtually solitary
splendour at a strategic point on the Eastern side of
the island, with beautiful views across the surrounding
country side, the deep blue of the Aegean and to some
of the smaller Cycladic islands.
Apart from a single small farm, there is no other human
habitation in the immediate vicinity.
In the spring the wild oregano leaves its fragrance on
the wind, and apart from the sound of birds and perhaps
some goat bells there is a complete sense of peace and