Friday, September 30, 2011

Volos, Greece

Dear tried to make a plan to tour Athens when we disembark the next day.

Then comes a sad and boring time - Packing!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Aghios Nikalaos, Crete Island, Greece


This bottle of red wine was really good.

Our maid brought us plenty of dark chocolate before bedtime.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Omelette with sausages and bacon

Grilled Eggplant in Tomato Sauce

Grilled Tuna

Apple Cake

Monday, September 26, 2011

Jerusalm, Israel

Panorama of the Temple Mount. The Dome of the Rock, as can be clearly seen on the right, is believed to be the spot where Mohammad ascended to Heaven.

Inside the Old City

Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, there lies the Stone of Anointing, claimed to be the spot where Jesus's body was prepared for burial by Joseph.
The Edicule of the Holy Spulchre

The 8th Station of Via Dolorosa, which is the road in the Old City of Jerusalem and the path where Jesus was led in agony from the place he was convicted to the site of crucifixion.

Jewish people grieve at the Western Wall, or the Wailing Wall, which is a remnant of the Western Temple Mount retaining walls.

Sunday, September 25, 2011


Masada is a site of ancient palaces and fortifications in the southern district of Israel, on top of a rock plateau, overlooking the Dead Sea. Masada, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is best known for the violence occurred there in the Jewish-Roman War in the first century.


Bathing in the Dead Sea

Friday, September 23, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Rhodes Island, Greece

Rhodes is the largest of the Greek Islands. It was home to the Colossus of Rhodes, which was once one of the seven wonders of the world, but destroyed in an earthquake a long time ago.

In the Grand Master's Palace

Stunning view of Rhodes from the top of the mountain

Scone at tea time