GREEK ISLANDS - MYKONOS

Trip Start May 28, 2007
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Trip End Dec 31, 2007


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Friday, June 15, 2007

CHANGED MY MIND ABOUT OUR TRAVELBLOG.

WILL COMMENT ON CURRENT STOPS AND LOCATIONS AND THEN WILL TRY TO CATCH UP ON THE THE OTHER STOPS AND LOCATIONS LATER -  MAYBE???????????

SUMMARY OF STOPS AND LOCATIONS
NOT COMMENTED ON
ON OUR CRUISE
SO FAR
WHICH MAYBE I WILL DO LATER.

1. LIVORNO
   - PORT CITY FOR PISA AND FLORENCE
   -WE WERE TOO TIRED TO GO INTO PISA OR FLORENCE,
     SO WE JUST WALKED AROUND LIVORNO.

2. BONAFACIO, CORSICA, FRANCE
    - AN ANCIENT, WALLED, CLIFFTOP CITY
       ON THE SOUTHERN MOST PART OF CORSICA
        -  JUST ACROSS FROM SARDINA.

3. AMALFI, ITALY
   - ANOTHER, ANCIENT, WALLED, CLIFFTOP CITY IN SOUTHERN ITALY
   - CLOSE TO THE BAY OF NAPLES

4. CRUISED THROUGH THE STRAIGHTS OF MESSINA (BETWEEN ITALY AND SICILY) DID NOT SEE ANY MAFIA -  WHICH ARE REFERRED TO AS THE FAMILY IN ITALY) 

5. ATHENS


GREEK ISLAND OF DELOS.

 - SMALL GREEK ISLAND (5K BY 2K)
 - SPIRITUAL CENTRE OF THE GREEK WORLD FOR CENTURIES  - 800 BC to 200 BC
 - BIG BUILDING BOOM (TEMPLES) DURING THE 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th & 4th CENTURIES (600 YEARS).
- MANY OF THESE ANCIENT TEMPLES ARE STILL THERE AS RUINS.
- BUILDING BOOM DURING THE 3rd, 2nd, 1st CENTURIES BC AND THE 1st &2nd CENTURIES AD. (ANOTHER 500 YEARS)
MEDITERRANEAN DAVE AND
 - THEY BUILT A LOT OF TEMPLES  -  AND THEY MUST HAVE CHISELED A LOT OF ROCKS TO DO IT
 - THE ISLAND HAS BEEN INHABITED SINCE ABOUT 3500 BC.
 - IT IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF MANY OF THE GREEK GODS  ie. APOLLO, ATHENIA

WE WERE AT A SHIPBOARD WEDDING YESTERDAY - SOMEONE WE KNEW ON THE SHIP GOT MARRIED  -  IT WASN'T US.


THE VERY LOVELY LISE

LIVE WELL
LAUGH OFTEN
LOVE MUCH
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