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Jordan – Wadi Rum Desert
Feb 8

Jordan – Wadi Rum Desert
By Vicky

With our 5:30am wake up call we were ready in minutes and out the door with our backpacks (we had left our suitcases as Sasha’s grandmother’s in Jerusalem). Next stop Wadi Rum – the red sand desert. We had heard there was a 6:30am bus…

Jordan – The Ancient City of Petra
Jan 31

Jordan – The Ancient City of Petra
By Vicky

Truth be told it’s been a while since my trip to Jordan. One and a half years to be exact. But the memories are still so fresh in my mind that it’s not too late to share them now. Although I haven’t been everywhere I…

Greece Diros Caves – Kardamyli Then Messene Ruins
Nov 20

Greece Diros Caves – Kardamyli Then Messene Ruins
By Dave

Post By Dave with [commentary in italics in brackets by Vicky] The last day was just as packed as the first. We woke up early and made our way down the rocky slopes to Diros Caves – underground caves [of stalagmites and stalactites] through which they ferry…

Greece, Sparta – This is Sparta! (And Mystras)
Nov 20

Greece, Sparta – This is Sparta! (And Mystras)
By Vicky

Post By Vicky with [commentary in italics in brackets by Dave] Beautiful Bourtzi My day to drive [buckles seat belt]. First stop – the beach. Nothing like a casual morning swim to start off the day. No time to lose tanning though. We had lots to…

Greece, Corinth – Making Our Way To Mycenae, Argos And Nafplio
Nov 20

Greece, Corinth – Making Our Way To Mycenae, Argos And Nafplio
By Dave

Post By Dave [with commentary in italics in brackets by Vicky] Rental Regrets? On day 6 we had wheels. Wheels to get us from Athens to Corinth and beyond. We woke up early and made our way to the Acropolis Rent a Car agency (2…

Greece, Athens – More Monuments!
Nov 20

Greece, Athens – More Monuments!
By Vicky

Post By Vicky with [commentary in italics in brackets by Dave] Everything went according to plan…or did it? Day 5 started with a plan that suddenly needed to be restructured. The plan was to take the metro up to the National Archaeological Museum, somewhat in…

Greece, Athens – Conquering The Capital
Nov 20

Greece, Athens – Conquering The Capital
By Vicky

Post By Vicky [with commentary in italics in brackets by Dave] With only 2 days in Athens we knew we didn’t have time to wander around at a snail’s pace [is she calling me a snail?]. Skipping breakfast we set off to climb Filiapapos hill. We…

Greece, Santorini – Frolicking Through Fira
Nov 20

Greece, Santorini – Frolicking Through Fira
By Dave

Time To Relax… Post by Dave with [commentary in brackets by Vicky] I won’t say who made the proposal, [well I’ll say it certainly wasn’t me] but a pact was made that Day 3, unlike the previous day, would be nothing but sleeping late and…

Greece, Santorini – Volcano Tour and Hot Springs
Nov 20

Greece, Santorini – Volcano Tour and Hot Springs
By Vicky

Day 1 had been a pretty lazy day so we decided to change it up by having an incredibly active Day 2. While still in the US we had booked a 6 hour volcano-hot springs-Thirassia Island tour, starting at 10:30 in the morning. Since I…

Greece, Santorini – The Arrival and Finding Your Way
Nov 20

Greece, Santorini – The Arrival and Finding Your Way
By Dave

Post by Dave with commentary [in italics with brackets by Vicky] Arriving in Santorini, Greece… While there are many routes to get to the island of Santorini, Greece from Washington DC, the one we chose was chalk full of modes of transportation, specifically 3 metro…