Monthly Archives: July 2009

Opps False Alarm

Well, I’m the only MC staff left on the B & B and my colleague from IRD has left, so it has been pretty much just me. I usually eat dinner with some of the PSD (Personal Security Detail) guys … Continue reading

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June 21 – Athens

I only had one day in Athens, because my flight didn’t leave until 8:00 p.m. that evening. So I had decided to see the Acropolis and ancient Agora. I decided to try and be on my way the next morning … Continue reading

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We interrupt the Greece trip to bring you an update on Basra

We had incoming direct fire last week, with no casualties or deaths, but last night we took IDF at 9:15 p.m. and three American soldiers died. After the troops pulled back from the towns I thought that we would see … Continue reading

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June 20 – Meganisi to Scorpios to Lefkas

My last day on the boat.  When we arrived at Lefkas at around 3:00 p.m. I would be getting off the boat and catching a bus to Athens.  After breakfast and Alicja’s morning swim we took off to check out … Continue reading

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June 19 – Kastos to Meganisi

I woke up on the morning of the 19th to a commotion.   Someone yelling wait, wait!  As I made my way on deck Nicole was running toward the end of docking area yelling at the water ferry that had left … Continue reading

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June 18 – Ithaca to Atokos to Kastos

The morning before we set sail, I took a short jaunt into town trying to locate a shop I had seen the day before, I can’t remember what in particular I was looking for possibly a Greek flag pin for … Continue reading

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June 17 – Oxia to Ithaca

No not Ithaca New York, Ithaca the Greek Island. Once we reached the Ionian sea our days were more leisurely. On our way to Ithaca we made two swims stops; one in the middle of the ocean and one in … Continue reading

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