arrival in Istanbul June 14th 2012 we disembarked Sea Cloud II this morning at 9am and checked into our hotel Neorion which was recommended to us by our friend Annick. we are steps from most everything in the old city but let's go back to our last days aboard Sea Cloud II.
Tuesday night we had a great time at Antonis, a restaurant high up on the mountain overlooking Mytilene. Someone in our group got a referral to a very aut ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul 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
we're having the time of our life. as much as we love our home, the desire to visit new and old places has burned within us since we were in college. only a few states in the US that we haven't visited and many that we want to revisit. during Craig's career importing hardwood lumber, he traveled to Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, E and W Malaysia, Taiwan and Indonesia. before she met Craig, Toni traveled every summer to Europe, Mexico and Southeast Asia. we've visited every Hawaiian island except Lanai and Molokai and driven to Mulege in Baja, Mexico. Craig surfed near Zihautenejo... full info