I was Helen-less again today which was really disappointing for both of us. It’s not much fun being ill and I personally don’t find holidaying on my own much fun either. However, there seemed little point not making the most of the day so I set off early for Athens on my own.… Read the rest
We had only booked two official shore excursions and today was the second one – to Ephesus in Turkey (yes I know that this is supposed to be a cruise around the Greek isles but this one slipped in).
Unlike the clear blue skies of the last few days today was overcast and threatening but warm.… Read the rest
If you have ever seen any pictures of the Greek islands they are bound to feature the white washed walls and blue domes of the churches of Santorini.… Read the rest
For some reason we forgot that we were on holiday and booked up a 18 mile bike ride for today around the island of Crete. OK not around all of it obviously but it felt it at the time. So we met up with our over enthusiastic Austrian tour guide Alex at 8am where we were given our bikes and helmets.… Read the rest
While we had spent the large part of yesterday aboard the boat it was actually moored all day at Corfu. The appeal of this particular cruise is that it stops at a different location every day with the exception of today which is spent all at sea.… Read the rest
This year we had decided to take a cruise around the Greek islands staring in Corfu.… Read the rest