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Feb 25, 2007 - Island of Chios, Greece

As we are meeting our kids in Athens on March 3 we had to choose between driving the 1600 Km from Izmir to Athens (in a week) or take an overnight ferry. Despite the cost, the ferry won out! The ferry leaves Cesme, on the peninsula west of Izmir, for Chios - a Greek island so close to Turkey you can see it with your naked eye - and then on to Piraeus, the port of Athens. Cesme is "okay" but really the summer holiday destination for all the Turkish families from Izmir so filled with holiday villages completely deserted this time of year. We...

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