On a Remote Greek Island, Learning to Take a ‘Real’ Vacation

In creating a routine “entirely alien to his normal life,” Alexander Chee attempts a real vacation from his work as a writer. As he sketches his way around Sifnos, capturing both the “least famous” Greek island and his memories of it in a Moleskine notebook, he learns how to draw fresh strength to fuel his work.

Published: Jul 12, 2017
Length: 11 minutes (2,837 words)
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