Mykonos June 16th 2006 6/10-6/16
We arrived on the Greek island of Samos by ferry from Turkey and it may as well have been a different planet. Coming from a land where girls must cover up from head to toe to a land that encourages nude beaches, it is quite the culture shock. We had just one day in Samos, explored a nearby beach and the quiet downtown area. It seemed to be sufficient time there.
We took a ferry to My ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Mykonos 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
Inspired by our friends Roy and Jill, we have decided to put our lives on hold and travel the world for the next few months. Armed with a portable pharmacy and a few travel books we hope to make some friends and avoid malaria. Assuming we figure out how to post pics, we apologize in advance for the wardrobe - and the lion's mane that will be Jaime's hair. We hope to see you all in 6 months when we return, probably after a good shower and a steak dinner. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy our musings!
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