Small Shores, Large Horizons

Scott Stavrou
5 min readAug 12, 2018

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Small Shores, Large Horizons: Pictures of Paros

My wife and I, both American born and raised, are about to mark almost a decade living on a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea. We escaped from a life we knew to one we did not understand. From one with a seemingly sprawling geography to a smaller, more finite one.

Scott Stavrou

Writer (Losing Venice, a novel) & Writing Coach | American abroad | PEN Hemingway Award | |