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... we found a group of Syrian refugees camped in the open. The town authority had given them portaloos and they had mattresses and bedding to sleep on. There were a number of children playing happily on the grass.
On the way back to the ship we decided to detour around the wharves to take pictures of the ship moored almost in the main street. On the waterfront we saw a larger group of Syrian refugees who ...
... here, hopefully
without losing too many diners who forget where they are and pull their chairs
back a tiny bit too far. Anyway, interesting to have the harbour on three sides
of the table!
We spent a couple of nights in Athens in order to repeat the
three island one day cruise we enjoyed so much ...
... on the bench next to me after stopping in Mykonos. Anthony, a recent college grad from Toronto, beginning his Eastern European adventure with his bros (starting in Mykonos, of course). Recently landed a job as a PE instructor at the "best private school in Canada" and was taking the typical post-college sabbatical I wish I'd been afforded. He disappeared into the ship eventually, unable to handle the wind. Lightweight.
He also said he could detect my Texan ...
... looked even better! We had a look at the protara (gateway) to Apollo, which is on a small promontory. It was only ever a gateway however, as it wasn’t finished. A huge monument, nevertheless, and very photogenic as the white marble looks good against the deep blue sky and sea. Had a mooch around for a bit (lots of shops!). Alan off diving tomorrow and i will be investigating having a haircut!
Monday – I managed to convey “trim” to the hairdresser, who ...
... think i will have fish tonight...fish, to go with my salad with naxos sour ricotta, saganaki fried cheese, and whatever other 5 or so appetizers we all decide we HAVE to try...last night's so-very-awesome dinner was 51EU for 3 people, including wine, and we were all stuffed to bits...it's almost like the universe requires me to eat as much as possible, like it's a debt i have to pay for being able to go on this holiday with my mates
my life is so hard