Day 6 - Istanbul, Turkey part II August 9th 2014 We over-nighted in Istanbul. Nalynn and I decided to take it easy this morning as opposed to getting off the ship and having to hurry back. The ship departs at 1:00 pm and it is raining, so we just decided to stay in, have a leisurely breakfast and relax.
Last night at dinner, the wait staff brought a nice birthday cake to the table and everyone sang Happy Birthday to Nalynn. We have a great ta ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Santorini » Fira 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