September 13, 2011 Mykonos, Greece
We are in Mykonos today, another Greek Island in the Mediterranean. Mykonos is much different than Santorini – it is flatter with larger white beaches. The architecture isn’t quite as stunning, but the windmills that dot the island and windy roads edged by stone walls are fun to explore. The ship docked about one mile … Continue reading
September 12, 2011 Santorini, Greece
I was so excited to visit Santorini! This is the Greek island that you always see pictures of in travel brochures – white-washed houses and blue-domed churches. The island is an ancient volcanic caldera and towns are perched on the edge of steep cliffs 900 feet above the sea. The port of Fira is located … Continue reading
September 9, 2011 Athens, Greece
Today we’re in Piraeus, Athen’s port. The weather is absolutely beautiful – hot and sunny. We took the train into the city center and climbed the hill to the Parthenon and the Acropolis, but we didn’t see Yanni at the top.
September 5, 2011 Splendour of the Seas
We are sailing on a 12 night Mediterranean cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Splendour of the Seas. The ship is sailing from Venice to Montenegro, Greece, Turkey, and Croatia.