Monthly Archives: August 2015

Paros

August 28 – 30, 2015 – We arrived in Paros at the northern end, in the harbor of Parikia, pleased to realize the protection we expected, from the Meltimi winds after a rough crossing from Siros.  Normally we would have waited … Continue reading

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Siros

August 18 – 27, 2015 After over a week in Poros we finally weighed anchor having had one last dip in the lovely hotel pool on the north side of the harbor, and one last dinner at our favorite restaurant … Continue reading

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Poros and Hydra

August 10 – 16, 2015 — Poros became our next destination.  It is just off the Peloponnisos peninsula allowing us several options for touring and also has a good fast ferry service to Athens for Kathy and Brad to return … Continue reading

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Corinth Canal

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 — Passing through the Corinth Canal had been on our bucket list from the first time we saw dramatic photos depicting this deep and extremely narrow land cut. One photo in particular showed a small cruise … Continue reading

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The Oracle

August 3 – 9, 2015 — From Fiskardho we headed to Ithaca which, according to Homer, was the home of Odysseus.  Mountainous, with several small towns, it is surrounded with some beautiful coves of clear blue water.  The temperature was … Continue reading

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Cephalonia–Overland

Sunday, August 2, 2015 — After signing barely a two paragraph rental contract, the local car rental company, who also owns one of the local and wonderful restaurants on the island (Roula’s Grill House), entrusted us with an old Hyndai … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot

July 30 – August 2, 2015 — After leaving Preveza, we headed back through the Levkas Bridge and south into a beautiful anchorage we have heard about many times.  It is referred to simply as “Maganisi”. It is  on the northeast … Continue reading

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