You awaken to the cable car sounds below. The mist lifts and the sun finds your face among the tall buildings. The Ferry Building is alive outside with its weekend marketplace. Your senses sing praise to the offered bits of peaches and pluots, tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, pickled vegetables, salmon, pastry, honey, lavender, sea salt and … More So San Francisco
This morning’s arrival into port was heralded by a light show with bells in Rhodes, Greece. The sun was appropriately brilliant on this “island of the sun.” Our guide identified Kalithea (meaning “the best view”) and Lindos, our destination, as where “The Guns of Navarone” was filmed in 1962. Dropped off on a hill above the … More Kali̱méra, Rodos
Reflecting on our grand springtime adventure, this moment gave me goosebumps. After a couple days exploring Genova together on foot, our kind B&B host transported us to the MSC Fantasia to embark on a 12 day cruise to ports in Italy, Greece, Turkey and Malta. On deck at departure time, we relished views of that fine seaside city as … More Farewell, Genova! Hello, Mediterranean!