The Little Mermaid Statue

Greece/Denmark: Day Ten — Exploring Copenhagen 2

Normally our guided tours consist of a driver and a tour guide, but today’s 5 hour tour of Copenhagen was based out of a rather large bus, for just the 2 of us. Odd. But, at any rate, the guide was excellent. I had completely forgotten that Hans Christian Anderson was Danish. At the age […]


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Greece/Denmark: Day Nine — Exploring Copenhagen 1

We spent most of the day today with Tim, a high school friend of Steve’s, originally from the UK, who spent a couple weeks living with Steve’s family back in the 1970′s as part of an international exchange program. They had not seen each other for 36 years (1977). Tim met his wife, now deceased, […]


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Greece/Denmark: Day Five — Exploring Santorini 3

This morning was a leisurely, hang-around-the-room morning to just chill out, nap, write post cards, enjoy the cool breeze from the Aegean Sea and soak in the view of the amazingly beautiful caldera. This afternoon was busy. We headed down to the old port via the gondolas. Boy, you can sure smell those donkeys as […]


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Greece/Denmark: Day Four — Exploring Santorini 2

Today was a busy day of sightseeing: a 4 hour tour of the whole island. In my previous visit to Santorini, 10 years ago, I only briefly visited Thira and Oia. Today we saw the whole island, which has several villages. Unfortunately, we saw so very much, I will probably distill it down to just […]


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Greece/Denmark: Day Three — Exploring Santorini 1

Breakfast Adventure Hiking around is best done on a tummy filled with breakfast. Today should have been no exception, but, where in the world is the villas‘ restaurant? At check in, it’s location was vaguely described as “just over there.” While shooting a few morning photos of the sunrise, I noticed a fellow in a […]


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Greece/Denmark: Day Two — Arrival in Santorini

Arrival We were met along the narrow street by a short, friendly Greek man who was to take us to the hotel. Now, keep in mind we are toting 2 large suitcases, 2 large carry ons (one of which contains my heavy camera equipment) and my small computer bag. The short, friendly Greek dude hoists […]


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