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Something in the Satine

The river was low thanks to a month-long drought in the area. Its rocky, muddy shores, exposed to the heat of the sun, were hard-baked into brick-like slopes which crumbled under the slightest pressure. We were here to camp for the weekend, and I, for one, was looking forward to relaxing in the cool, soft… Continue reading Something in the Satine

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Pytheos & Rhoda, Queen of the Amphitrite Sea; Myths & Legends of Encante

Re-shared for Fandango's Flashback Friday prompt. This legend cannot be told without first discussing the incredible tools Queen Rhoda, herself, created - thanks to her deep love for Pytheos, the Greek fisherman. The Amber Web and pearl helmets used by the queen and her Grecian lover are not merely objects of lore. Their existence has… Continue reading Pytheos & Rhoda, Queen of the Amphitrite Sea; Myths & Legends of Encante