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Lunch stop

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Buddy Boating in Mykonos

Just after leaving Athens, weather from the south led us to Mykonos, to a bay that rents wind surfing equipment- a bay that in normal, prevailing northerlies conditions is untenable as an anchorage. Our sailing mentors Mary and Larry on … Continue reading

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Petite Moreno Glacier, Argentina

March 10, 2016 Oh look, I’m updating the blog. Since Amante has been resting ashore for the winter, we went to Patagonia. Look what we saw! The Petito Moreno glacier near El Calafate, Argentina, is one of the most visited … Continue reading

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Lefkada

We left Amante here to spend part of summer back home. I prefer it to Corfu for the ease of walking to town and the restaurants in walking distance. A day tour by car revealed many beautiful sites on Lefkas … Continue reading

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Santorini, Thera, Greece

Santorini or Thera, Greece October 2015 Sailing into the Caldera of Thera is one of the more spectacular places to tick on the world sailing check list. Santorini is perhaps one of the most famous and most visited of the … Continue reading

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Mistras

The town of Mistras, Peleponesse, Greece overlooking the current city of Sparta.

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Messene, Peleoponnese, Greece

Rented a car and toured around the western part of the southern Peloponnese. I had remarked about Ithaca having no relics or ruins or anything to suggest that this had once been part of the great early civilizations. Apparently, there … Continue reading

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Methoni, Peloponnese, Greece

Another favorite anchorage was under the watchful tower of Methoni, which is a UNESCO site. Venice began construction on the fort and the tower was added later by the Turks, after their conquest of Methoni. Methoni and Koroni, two fortified … Continue reading

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Porto Kayio- Peleponnese, Greece

Wonderful anchorage on a idyllic bay. Stunning cliff-ringed harbor and tiny town of a few taverns and one hotel. A fort on a hill somewhere in the distance but without roads or trails summoned us. We made it but had … Continue reading

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Visit to Olympia

We visited Olympia, home of Zeus’s former temple, now home to the archeological restoration project of the same name and UNESCO tourism-attracting heritage site. (I’m becoming suspect of UNESCO’s real mission, but let’s save that for another time). For a … Continue reading

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