Monthly Archives: June 2016

Symi, Greece

Symi June 1, 2 A nice couple we met walking to the Church of St. John the Theologian on Patmos told us that if we go into Symi harbor, beware the depth. They were told to go onto the customs … Continue reading

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Nysiros, Greece

June 3-4, 2016 Our son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Emma wanted to hike up to the active caldera of the volcano at Nysiros, and we played along though we had no such desire, initially, having smelled enough sulfur to last … Continue reading

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Meet the Meltemi.

We had been warned and even spent several days hiding from the Meltemi last year. But this was different. We knew a wind event was coming, so we found a harbor, on Tinos, Greece. On the second morning stuck to … Continue reading

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Momnevasia, Greece

Visited Oct 2015 Called the “Gibraltar of the Peloponnese” because it is nestled on a large sugar-loaf rock island, Momnevasia is gaining attention as a cruise ship stop and an all around jaw dropper. Tiny alleyways filled with shops and … Continue reading

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Season Opener

Lavrio, Greece Winter 2015 through May 10, 2016 Amante spent the winter high and dry in Lavrio, south of Athens on the Greek mainland in Attica. Work done, we left the dock at 6 p.m., the latest departure ever, and … Continue reading

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Short Visit to Turkey

We went to Didim to check out of the EU, and to get some repairs. There isn’t much to see in Didim itself, but the marina was very nice with a nice hotel, spa and pool. Our repairs would have … Continue reading

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Gythira, Peleoponnese, Greece

Sept 25, 2015 We visited here by car while in the Kalamata marina. Lovely port town, perfect lunch stop.

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