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Angelokastro

Our tour guide for the day ensured us that the steep climb up to the ruins of the ancient castle, Angelokastro, would be rewarded with an incredible view. …

Collecting Olives

The island of Corfu is covered in olive trees. The land beneath the olive trees is often terraced so the ground is flat and the owner of each…

Saint George Church

On the shoreline directly below the Old Venetian Fortress lies the Saint George Church in classic Greek style. Location: Corfu, Greece

Overlooking Corfu

From the top of the Old Venetian Fortress this is the spectacular view looking down over Corfu. Location: Corfu, Greece

Storm Over Corfu

Just after we had sailed north around Old Venetian Fortress at Corfu, we rounded to the northwest along the edge of the city to make our way to…

Rion-Antirion Bridge

Officially it’s called the Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge, and it’s the world’s longest fully suspended multi-span cable-stayed bridge. It’s known locally as the Rion-Antirion bridge because it connects the…

Greek Sunset

We found a nice little anchorage in the lee of Moni Eginas, a cute little island about half way between our slip at Olympic Marina (where we stopped…

Acropolis Hill

My day started with hitchhiking from our slip at the Olympic Marina to the nearby town of Lavrion. From there I took an hour long bus ride to…

Masthead View

This little anchorage in Turkey was so stunning that I had to climb the mast to take a photo looking down. Our trustworthy ride, Brava, an Amel Super…

Marmaris Mermaid

Downtown Marmaris has a really pretty water fountain. It’s more like a waterfall. This bronze mermaid statue is the highlight of Fountain Square. Location: Marmaris, Turkey

Symi Harbour

There’s no marina in Symi, you simply stern tie your boat to the harbour wall and someone comes around to sort out your electricity and water. Well, maybe…

Corinth Canal Transit

This is a time lapse video of a west to east transit of the Corinth Canal. We’re on Brava, an Amel Super Maramu 2000. This was late in…

The Blue Cave

This is a super popular swim spot just outside of the entrance to the Bay of Kotor. I hopped into the dinghy for a quick tour of the…

Gurdic Gate

The Gurdic Gate is the easternmost gate into the walled city of Kotor. I probably annoyed the guy taking a photo of his girlfriend by remaining in his…

Bay of Kotor

There are several small towns scattered along the shoreline of the Bay of Kotor, which is the southernmost fjord in Europe. The area surrounding the picturesque town of…

Our Lady of the Rocks

Just outside of Perast in the Bay of Kotor lies this little man made island. It was a superstition that leaving a rock in this shallow area of…