Tag Archives: Greece

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patmos, Greece

May 17 Anchored in Meloi bay, very calm and flat in southwesterly winds. There is a small dock we used for the dinghy, and the town is about 1km away, up the road behind the church to the left facing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment