As you set out for Ithaka
hope the voyage is a long one,
full of adventure, full of discovery.
From Ithaka by C.P. Cavafy (See the entire poem here)
I can’t help myself–I return to Greece again and again. We thoroughly explored the Peloponnese and much of the mainland before we took to the sea. Finally, we assembled six friends, rented a boat through a guy I had met on line and in person in Washington D.C. (we met on a Prodigy travel board, to show you how long I’ve known the guy. Ever hear of Prodigy?). We headed for the Greek Islands.
We plotted a cruise through several Cycladic islands (the circle of islands in the center of the Greek Mediterranean.)
A note to those who might want to follow in our wake–my friend Robert no longer owns this boat. And although there are other sailboats available in the Greek islands, sailing does not suit everyone. You might find Mediterranean cruises more to your liking with less spartan quarters and more help from crew.
“Our” boat, Annamaria in the Athens marina. Continue reading Travel Photos: 7 Greek Islands