Greece/Denmark: Day Four — Exploring Santorini 2

Today was a busy day of sightseeing: a 4 hour tour of the whole island. In my previous visit to Santorini, 10 years ago, I only briefly visited Thira and Oia. Today we saw the whole island, which has several villages. Unfortunately, we saw so very much, I will probably distill it down to just the broadest highlights! The Beaches… Continue reading

King Tuthankamen’s DNA Speaks

The National Geographic article about the results of the DNA study of King Tut is fascinating.  He apparently was frail, had malaria, a genetic walking disorder, and was the son of a brother and sister. King Tut may be seen as the golden boy of ancient Egypt today, but during his reign, Tutankhamun wasn’t exactly a strapping sun god. Instead,… Continue reading