Approaching Nisos Oinoussa, Greece. 3 churchs on
the hill, 5 more and 2 monastries scattered around the town.
The harbour and waterfront. This town is the birthplace of some
of Greece's wealthiest ship owners and they come home for the
summer holidays. Here is an interesting link:
You could count 8 churches from our anchorage. 3 or on
the hill beyond the boat.
The Greek fishermen take loving care of their small
... and they actually go out and fish in them!
The car/passenger ferry from Athens to Lesvos
The beautiful town of Mithmina (which is under a preservation
Parked next to 3 large trawlers...rust buckets in this case.
The quaint and ancient village. There were in fact lots
of tourists, but we are getting good at leaving them out
of our photos.
The fishing boat inner harbour with tavernas.
Passing a Turkish minesweeper as we head north to invade
Bozcaada harbour and (originally) Venetian castle. Last stop
before entering the Dardenelles.
Turkish fort on the European/Gallipolli side
of the Dardanelles with Turkish war memorial on the hill.
Cannakale on the Asian side. The red sign on the
hill reads 18 March 1915. The Dardanelles are only
a mile or so wide at this point, with a 2 to 3 knot
current flowing SW.
Sea Cloud of Malta, a luxury mini cruise liner. $5500 per
person for a 10 day cruise from Malta to France if you fancy