The sacred island of Delos

I spent a few hours on soil that has seen millennia of fascinating human history. It’s well worth reflecting on it

Approaching Delos on a boat from Mykonos. The peak on the right is “Mount” Kynthos, with the remains of a sanctuary to Zeus. Photo by the Author

The story goes that one day Zeus seduced and impregnated yet another mortal woman, Leto. Hera, Zeus wife, was royally pissed off. As usual. So Hera banished Leto from earth. Zeus then…

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