Category Archives: 2013-2019 BLOGS

Ayvalik is for Olives

Oct 15 – 22, 2018 — Our friend Robert and his daughter joined us for a combination of sailing and touring.  After picking them up at the Izmir airport our next stop was the village of Alacati for a bite … Continue reading

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Nisiros

May 14 – 17, 2017 — We spent April and early May doing boat projects getting ready for this sailing season, and also did some more exploring around Kos. Kos is slowly coming back to life as the days warm … Continue reading

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Bilbao

February 17 – 18, 2017 —  Bilbao was a bit of a surprise.  Once a gritty mill city of about 350,000, it is now blossoming into more of a destination with new architecturally unique buildings, many along the Nervion River … Continue reading

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San Sebastian

February 13 – 16, 2017 — Friends John and Eileen arrived in Barcelona with plans for us to go and explore the Spain’s Basque region and Rioja wines.  First, we enjoyed a weekend in Barcelona celebrating the Feast of St. … Continue reading

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Barcelona 2017

January 7 – 31, 2017 – The first week of January was spent getting the boat and ourselves ready for us to leave Quintessa in Greece for several months.  We were off to Barcelona, our second home in spirit.  We … Continue reading

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Back to Greece

December 25, 2016 – January 6, 2017 — Now that the Greece/Turkey winter winds have started to blow, we are waiting for a safe weather window to leave. The winds at this time of year can be fierce along the … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Projects in Marmaris

December 20 – 25, 2016 —  We have done our time (out of the EU) and we are now free to go (back to the EU).  We will miss Marmaris for the food, culture experiences and all the friends we … Continue reading

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Bozburun to Marmaris

November 6 – December 20, 2016 —  After a few days of revisiting some anchorages we liked and exploring new ones, we returned to Bozburun to get organized for upcoming boat projects.  It was a good spot to have the … Continue reading

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Didyma and Ephesus

October 22 – November 4, 2016 —  D-Marin in Didim is a new marina and very nice, however it is a bit remote with the town of Didim a few miles away.   After arriving, with friends Suzanne and Bob on … Continue reading

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Boz and Bod

October 11 – October 22, 2016 — Bozburun and Bodrum, Turkey: Bozburun was our port of entry into Turkey last year.  Exactly one year later we were back, docked almost in front of the same restaurant on the town quay.   Mehmet and … Continue reading

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