The Ultimate Irony - Communism in the Birthplace of Democracy May 26th 2008 Leaving Syracuse in the evening, we boarded the train for what would be our longest overland journey so far - the train would take us from the deep south of Sicily back across to the mainland before crossing the "Boot" and arriving at the port city of Bari where we would board a passenger ferry for a long overnight journey to the port of Patras in Greece. Then it was onto a local bus and finally, ... read more
Europe » Greece Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
After almost five years of being happily married, relocating to a different country and many years of continuous work and study, we (the World-Wide Wanderers, Daniel & Janice West) have decided to take some time and go see those parts of the world that we either haven't been to or haven't spent nearly enough time in!!
I look forward to "reporting" our adventures to you over the coming months as we travel South and Central America; South, West and East Africa; the Middle East and Holy Land; India and Nepal; South East Asia; Australia; and Eastern and Central Europe... full info