Sailing the Caldera

Today, the highlight  was a late afternoon sail through the center of the volcano, called The Caldera.  Santorini used to be a single island with a center peak, which was actually a volcano--and in fact, is still an active volcano today.  Nearly 4,000 years ago the volcano erupted, an event that is considered to be … Continue reading Sailing the Caldera

Easter in Crete

What an experience it has been, a highlight of our travels to spend Easter in Crete. We arrived yesterday, welcomed with candles to partake in the Greek Orthodox traditions of "Big Saturday" (closest translation of a reference similar to Holy Saturday).  At 11:00 PM we went to the cathedral to join hundreds of worshippers for … Continue reading Easter in Crete