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2013

I was re-organizing my blog about our 2012 South Africa trip, and went back to view my first ever blog about our trip to Istanbul and Greece in 2010.  What a marvelous reminder!  I realized that the Istanbul/Greece blog didn’t … Continue reading

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After thoughts…

This blog is a copy of the written journal I kept on our trip to Istanbul and Greece, Sept/Oct 2010.  Four of us travelled together most of the time including myself, wife Debbie, and our good friends Richard and Kathy.  Daughter Chrystal and her … Continue reading

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Pictures!

All of the pictures from this trip may be viewed at: http://s1030.photobucket.com/albums/y364/Jim_Morrison2/Istanbul%20and%20Greece%202010/  The pictures are stored in date order from the start to the end of the trip.  The itinerary is as follows: Sept.24 to 28, Athens Sept.28 to Oct.05, … Continue reading

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Oct.25.2010, Athens to Nanaimo, BC, Canada

0200 dark, dry, ~19 C.  Sometime between 0145 and 0220 they turned off the lights at the Acropolis.  Debbie said “They turned off the Acropolis, so we might as well leave.”  So, we did, at 0220.  We walked up Ermou street.  … Continue reading

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Oct.24.2010, Athens

This morning, Debbie announced that it was our last day in Cuba! 0730 sunny, clear blue skies.  Out of bed and down to breakfast 0815.  Had the air conditioning fan too high last night and our sleep was restless.  It … Continue reading

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Oct.23.2010, Athens

0830 blue sky, few white clouds, no wind, 21 C.  Wow! your basic 10 hr. sleep.  Down for breakfast.  After, checked internet and got a note from Chrystal that she’s home, cleaned up.  Also a note from Frank and Anne … Continue reading

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Oct.22.2010, Athens

0830 somewhat cloudy, looks like possible showers, 21 C.  Down to mezzanine floor for breakfast.  Good bed, good food, good start.  1000 On the internet, no word from Chrystal but Anne & Frank’s note suggests today is the girl’s final … Continue reading

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