|Here's a shot for Anne. If we weren't feeling
so broke in expensive Greece, we might have bought you a nice sun.
Probably the one on the bottom with the tongue sticking out.
|Here is Ryan near two items of interest: an
ancient library which was part of the Roman Agora, and a SmartCar. I
don't know much about the library, but the SmartCar is as long as most
cars are wide, so it can park in parallel parking without being
parallel. It looks short enough that you can open the hatchback and
reach into the glove compartment.
|When we finally get on our ferry, it leaves
two hours late, then someone falls overboard and we look for them for
four more, but a helicopter is the one to find them. At long last, we
pull into Syros because weather is too bad for us to continue.
It is an odd introduction to Greek islands, but it fits with Homer's Odyssey, which Julie is reading now. Much of the town is wrapped up tight for the winter.
|While we wait for word about
whether the ferry will be able to continue on to Santorini, we walk
around the marble streets of the port town. Julie buys some knitting
needles to replace the one's that were confiscated in the Heathrow
|This reminds me that we are only a few weeks
from my first chance to see the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam. I'm quite
|Here is our warm and cozy ferry where we'll
be sleeping on the floor tonight. We could upgrade to a cabin for about
$60 but the floor is probably warmer than the hotel we were in for the
last few days. It's also nicer.
|We aren't the only ferry waiting out the storm.|