Greece/Denmark: Day Eight — Travel Day: Athens to Copenhagen

The flight out to Copenhagen leaves late this afternoon; so, we have the morning to enjoy Athens and decided to walk to the Acropolis museum. Somehow the elevator in the hotel took us to -1 instead of the main floor for breakfast. When the door opened I saw a dozen Greek girls all dressed identically, with the same hair style,… Continue reading

Greece/Denmark: Day Six — Travel Day: Santorini to Athens

Yay!! Santorini was spectacular, but the internet connection, my life blood, was a horror, not even working at all most of the time. Now I’m in a lovely hotel in Athens, The Electra Palace in the Plaka (the old city), with a stunning view of the Acropolis, and high speed Internet that actually works reliably!! I suspect the internet on… Continue reading

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 one of the large, heavy… Continue reading

Greece/Denmark: Day One — Travel Day: San Francisco – JFK – ATH to Santorini

PreBoarding offers those passengers who need extra time, because they are in wheelchairs or a cast or are aged, or have tiny children in tow, to board the plane first, even ahead of first class customers. Today that courtesy was extended to those who carry an obscenely large wedding dress in a bag onto the plane. How special. Good grief.… Continue reading

My God!

We are so hated for our invasion of Iraq–which hasn’t been helped by the fact George lied about the Weapons of Mass Destruction. ATHENS, Greece — U.S– has pulled out of a visit to Athens to attend Sunday’s closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games, U.S. officials said. Washington denied Powell changed plans because of anti-U.S. protests which saw police hurl… Continue reading