Category Archives: Greece – Dodecanese

Runaway or Run Away

January 6 – 7, 2018 — Saturday afternoon, three days after arriving back at the boat, and one day after the non-event storm, I decide to take a long bike ride for exercise and pick up groceries to start restocking … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Surprise – Kos Storm

January 3 – 4, 2018 — Two new hips in the span of a month and Sara was happily on the rehab. curve back in New London, New Hampshire which allowed me to return to the boat to get things … Continue reading

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Primum Non Nocern – Kos

May 20 – 22, 2017  –  Family time – Sara’s sister Kathy and her husband, Brad, arrived for an action packed week, including time in Kos, Crete and Santorini. Both are interested the history of Greece as well as seeing … 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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Marmaris and Back

April 4 – 7, 2017 — It is a challenge to move between the Greek Islands in the off season and adding Turkey to the mix, as another country, only adds to the challenge.  We have discovered that the summer … Continue reading

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Independence Day in Kos

March 25, 2017 — An important part of our experience in each country to which we have travelled has been to participate, as much as possible, in their cultural and local activities.   Recently we went to the Kos Independence Day … Continue reading

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Oh-oh: Return to Turkey

September 22 – October 10, 2016 –  “You cannot come back to the EU” – words you never want to hear as a cruiser living in Europe.  We knew we were one day over our 90 day visa limit when … Continue reading

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Kos to Samos

August 17 – 21, 2016 — It was time to start our second swing through the Greek islands for this season.  Although our route would be similar to earlier in the summer and last year, we made a commitment to … Continue reading

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Projects, Projects, Projects

July 29 – August 17, 2016 — I will start where we left off with the previous blog entry:  Maintenance does not wait.  A steady list never seems to get shorter with new projects added as others are checked off. … Continue reading

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Return to Kos, Cos and Kως

July 25 – 28, 2016 — Sailing south in eastern Greece is excellent with the prevailing winds from the north.  From Lesvos we enjoyed three days of beautiful sailing as we returned south to the marina in Kos.   Kos is … Continue reading

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