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May 2016

Remembering the Fallen…and Proud to be Americans

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Each of these heroes stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die, that freedom might live and grow and increase in its blessings.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt Our fallen heroes are the reason we are privileged to live in a nation where we get to sleep safely and soundly [read more]

Why Sailing Around the World Produces Happiness

May 29, 2016 // 3 Comments

Why are we sailing around the world? In a word, freedom. It also gives us great joy, and this may be why – According this very wise retired neurologist/psychiatrist, human beings who launch themselves into forward lateral acceleration can experience happiness simply from the motion. He uses [read more]

Corinth Canal, Greece

May 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

The green path shows our 2015 journey east across Greece, using the Corinth Canal. The red path shows roughly how we will sail NW across Greece in 2016 once we leave Crete and make our way north up the Adriatic. This year, when we reverse course and sail back through the Mediterranean from east to [read more]

Turkey’s Underground Cities

May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

if you can make it out, there are ruins of ancient buildings along the coast that were completely protected except from the sea because of the steep rocky hillside behind them What do you do if battles are raging where you live, foreigners are invading, or the rulers of your land want to annihilate [read more]

Pamukkale Turkey

May 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Pamukkale Thermal Pools Pamukkale, which means “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a World Heritage Site located inland north of Kas and east of Kusadasi. It is notable for its white landscape of travertine terraces made of a sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs. After [read more]

Turkey Travel 2015-2106

May 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

our Turkey travels consisted of inland travel to Capadoccia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Istanbul and many of the small villages in the southwest of the country. By sea, we sailed the entire coast from Kekova to Izmir. This map shows where we traveled in Turkey when we were there in September/October 2015 [read more]
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