The goddesses spent one night at the Divani Acropolis and what a step down from where we had been. It had to be expected as it is in downtown Athens. Much of the infrastructure is aging but it does have a spectacular view of the Acropolis from it’s roof top garden. They put us in … More Left my heart in Greece
Sotiris played his music for us again last night. We danced and sang the night away. It was hard saying goodbye to him as he was is so sweet. We met his friends who are lovely people and fellow musicians and a DJ. Although it was very windy, it didn’t deter us from enjoying ourselves. … More Fall From Grace
I can’t believe I am almost 3 days behind on the blog. It must mean I am relaxing and enjoying myself. Let’s just say, that is an understatement. If you are looking for an amazing experience, come to the Myconian Utopia Resort on the island of Mykonos, Greece. It is an amazing experience. The ladies … More In Utopia
It was still a windy day but 30 degrees Celcius. Just perfect. Jo-Ann and I met car rental representative in the lobby to get the paperwork completed. We had a Nissan Micra with air conditioning, but likely wouldn’t be needing it with the breeze today. The front desk gave us a map and recommended the … More Beach, Beach, Beach!
Night time turn down service is accompanied by a tasty sweet. When we arrived, we had candied figs in our fridge. Yummy! We all woke up and headed to breakfast around 9:00ish. Sleep was amazing. I was awoken by the mourning doves on the roof. A shotgun would have been handy. The atmosphere here is … More Hey Bus Driver, Slow Down A Little Bit!
Today is a travel day but before we head to Santorini, we have a morning on the island of Crete. We arrived at the Port of Heraklion at 7:00 am. By this time my travel partners are getting brave and are venturing out on their own. Jen slept in this morning. The ship was able … More I’ll Have 1 Lump Please
Great news, we have 965 views of this blog. I look forward to breaking 1000. Thanks to all our followers! Jennifer stayed on board while the rest of us explored the Old Town. Yes there are many touristy shops, etc. But the remains of the medieval town and the history here is incredible. This is … More Rhodes
Hitting two ports in one day is a little tiring, but these ladies kept up with no problem today. Jennifer by now had a major blister on her toe from dancing on the stage with the animation team. We had participated in a music trivia contest of which she sang the answer “Let It Be”. … More Sunshine, Sailboats and Samba
What a vibrant, colourful city! Jennifer decided to stay on board as she hurt her knee tripping over a cement planter and she had already been to Kusadasi. Jo-Ann and Yordie ventured off the boat. I had a leisurely breakfast and decided to take a stroll through the market later on. Like many of the … More Salesmenship 101 – Turkish Style
We were picked up right on time and they sent an appropriate sized vehicle. No need to strap any of us on top of the vehicle. We arrived on time at the port, checked in and made it through the public health nurses. When we arrived at passport control is when the fun started. As … More Ship Ahoy!