Around the World in Review, Leg 06: Greece, Balkan States, Italy, and Mediterranean Cruise
Category: Dodecanese Islands
Video Tour: Greece and Turkey
As Mike wrote, everything old was new again this time he visited Greece, and our experience was so wonderful that Rhodes is currently in our top three possibilities for a new home. He put together this awesome video of our …
Greek Adventure: Coming Home to Rhodes
We were coming to the end of our travels in Greece, sailing from our secluded anchorage in Tilos, skirting along the northern coast of Rhodes, and arriving once again in Mandraki Harbor, where we had begun the whole thing. And …
Greece Adventure: Grandmothers in the Kitchen on Tilos
Our week of sailing the Greek isles on our private yacht was coming to an end, but we had one more stop to make after diving Pserimos and heading out of cosmopolitan Kos: we wanted to see tiny Tilos.
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Greek Adventure: Outlaw Diving in Pserimos
Up until 2005, scuba diving was essentially illegal in Greece. In a country that boasts over 9300 miles of coastline, only about 62 miles of it was legal to dive, and that small portion was heavily guarded and restricted by …
Kos, Greece: Hip Dining in the Land of Hippocrates
After leaving the volcanic island of Nisyros, the next stop on our yacht tour of the Dodecanese was Kos. Kos is known for many things, including being the home of Hippocrates, the father of medicine. This was fortunate for me, …
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Greek Adventure: Riding the Volcano in Nisyros
Nisyros is one of the six currently active volcanoes in the Greek islands, and its signature as such is undeniable when viewed from above, with the whole island seeming to rise out of the Aegean only to crest at a …
Greek Adventure: Impromptu Date Night in Symi
During our yacht tour of Greece, we arrived on the island of Symi to find a sophisticated yet charming town in this most unlikely locale.
Greek Adventure: Setting Sail to Bozuk Bükü
The first stop on our sailing tour of the Greek islands was actually in Turkey, at Bozuk Buku, beneath the ruins of ancient Loryma. But first we had to find the boat.
Greece Adventure: Pefkos, Lindos, and Butterfly Valley
After stumbling upon the paradise that is the Coralli Restaurant, we explored the ancient acropolis of Lindos, where we made a new donkey friend, before heading to Butterfly Valley, where Zack did not make a new German friend.
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