Back onboard we had to return to our cabins in order to spiff ourselves up for our "dress-up dinner". We had another very satisfying, filling meal washed down with more Mythos beer. I ahd my final Moussaka of the trip along with beef kebabs and Baklava for dessert. We returned to our rooms soon after dinner where we spent the next few hours trying to pack-up all our newly purchased goods. We had to have everything packed with our suitcases left outside our room by 11:00 pm so that the crew could get it off the ship for us in the morning.
Day Sixteen (Sunday) July 9th 2006 When I woke this morning I could still feel our ship moving. Debarkation for Patmos was supposed to start at 9:30. In my windowless room it was a bit difficult to guess just what time of day it might be and not having a decent watch with me I had no idea what was going on. After laying awake in bed for maybe 15 minutes while Mike blissfully dreamt of diving with frolicking dolphins and discover ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Kusadasi Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
My wife and I met forty years ago when we both worked for the airlines. We got out of the business when deregulation "ruined" it. Now she takes me with her students on her educational trips abroad.
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