Category Archives: 2014

Time for home…..

Is it a curse or a delight that you can still find places on the planet where there is no wi-fi? I guess it can be both. We found a lovely spot in Gokova Korfezi where there was no internet, but of course when you sail around the corner and you get it back you […]

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Sailing the Gulfs

Merhaba! Our last stop in Greece was the island of Chios, which is where we caught up with my sister Barbara and Cecily. The island is home to some lovely old medieval towns, so we hired a car for the day to drive around and take a closer look. First stop was Nea Moni, a […]

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Viewing Images

If anyone is having problems seeing all the images, make sure you go to the last blue link at the very bottom of the email notification and click on that. It will take you directly to the latest post on the blog page of my website, where you should be able to see all of […]

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Little harbours and big ships

Greece has over 1400 islands and islets and many of these don’t have an airport so it’s no surprise that ferries are a popular mode of transport. It’s not uncommon to arrive at a small harbour, only to be followed in sometime later by a rather large ferry, deftly manoeuvring only a few metres away […]

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Pythagoras’s Cup Runneth Over

If you like looking at lots of piles of really, really old stones and rocks, then Turkey is the place for you. ¬†Ephesus is intruiging because the ruins there aren’t adjacent a cafe/bus depot/municipal building, as with so many other historic sites in Europe situated cheek by jowl to currently inhabited buildings. You can clearly […]

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