Travel Blogs from Kampos
... then they will have had some exposure to the final book of the New Testament, namely the Book of Revelation. There were a lot of sermons droning on about it, all being listened to (or day-dreamt through) while sitting on hard wooden pews as the sun shone outside, the afternoon was full of promise, and, really, it was almost time for lunch. Being in the cave where the Holy Book of the Apocalypse was written by Christ's disciple John in ...
... that is how we managed the rough seas.
At around 11.30, the world settled down, life returned to normal and we and the others emerged from our cabins. It really was quite awful! A later quizzing of our captain revealed that it can get much worse, although he does try to avoid it! He stated that the swell was around 4 metres high....and for a small ship....it is significant. On the Beaumont scale, it rated as a 7...which is "high wind, moderate gale, near gale". Yep, ...
We spent the morning on Ikaria, an island untouched by tourism. It was so nice to wander in a village seeing the locals just doing their day-to-day chores, not trying to sell things to tourists. It felt 'real'. In the afternoon we headed for Delos and put the sails up for the first ...
... surrounds this monastery; we walked through narrow alleyways flanked by more whitewashed houses - but of quite different architecture to those on Santorini. Murray and I opted to walk back down to the village of Skala, the walkway was built from stones - like cobbles but very undulating - we had to watch every step - it was still worth the walk though. Rain set in during the late afternoon, hopefully it will be all over ...
... on this leg. We got our first look at the newbies the day before yesterday and overall it’s a younger group, so we’re really hoping they will be just as fun and interesting as the last leg.
The upcoming itinerary has two stops in Turkey, it returns to Israel for two stops (which is actually great as with Easter weekend we didn’t get to see everything we wanted to last week), also stops in three Greek islands, ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service