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Sep 15, 2019 - Not a good look

Windy all night, but when we woke 2 ferries had gone and another was loading. Then it took off with some difficulty. It seemed awfully close to a rock breakwater as it struggled to get the anchor up. Finally it did and away it went. Soon another arrived and the captains know their stuff. It did a U turn and backed in. The rear gangway was down and we witnessed the Greek swarm as people disembarked. 15 mins later it was loaded and away again. We breakfasted in the dining room - plenty of choice but J and C didn’t overdo it you will be...

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Sep 14, 2019 - Boom! She did it again

We checked out at 10. Farewelled Yiannis and drove up to Hora to look for Elisabeth, and Andreas to say farewell. Hardly anyone about - a few men sitting with coffees and fags, gossiping. J went to go into the Council office to get some free publications - locked. Chink! (Sound of a penny dropping) public holiday - religious day of the cross so many people were in church. The bishop was here too. We walked around and found a particular souvenir shop being run by a young lady - J asked her if her name was Stathis and it was. She was Eleni...

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Sep 27, 2011 - Athens

Tuesday 27th September 2011 Weather:-24degrees/cool breezes Athens, Greece The port of Piraeus (Athens) was our stop today and we had a nice cool day for it. We had invested in an excursion today as we were not in port for very long, we were here only for 7 hours and the Acropolis is above Athens which is 10 km SE of the port. We were very lucky that we did not try to go there ourselves today AS THE WHOLE CITY WAS IN GRIDLOCK. With all the austerity measures that are trying to be enforced around here in Greece the whole of the public...

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