BC: Great Vacation! by Carol
FC: DALMATION COAST & GREECE - 2011
1: E | Exploring | Es | E | Ex | Exploring | Exploring Athens, Greece
5: Ancient ruins, recently discovered.
8: Leaving Athens | Our room | on the Athena
9: Cruising thru the Corinth Canal to Itea | The length is 4 miles, width is about 56 feet at the bottom and depth is 25 feet.
10: Our | Our ship, the ASthena | Our Ship the Athena
11: Delphi A | Del
12: Delphi Archaeological Museum
13: The Oracle of Apollo | Delphi is one of the most prominent archaeological sites of Greece.
16: The cult of Apollo began around 800 B.C. until the end of Roman times.
17: Rio-Antirio Bridge (longest cable-stayed bridge in the world. | Don, are you sure those are Judy's!!!
18: CORFU on the Ionian Sea
22: Medieval Fortress on Corfu | Local Flora
24: Greek dancers joined us on board. Of course, we joined in!!
27: Albania, on the Adriatic Sea just North of Greece.
29: Butrint A UNESCO world heritage site. | The site has been occupied since at least the 8th century BC.
35: KOTOR | In the tiny republic of Montenegro
39: Judy & Carol hiked to the church with stunning views of Kotor
40: A memorable moment! | View of KOTOR BAY
42: CETINJE | Small village in the mountains | Cetinje is famous for its cheese & smoked ham
43: Lots of whipped cream!!
44: "our Lady of the Rocks" shrine on a man-made islet
45: Photo with the Captain of our ship
46: Our Lady of the Rocks Shrine
51: Cruise to Dubrovnik
52: Touring Dubrovnik, one of the world's most exquisite walled cities. | Dubrovnik
55: Home-hosted dinner in Gromaca Village
56: Our hosts show us around their home.
57: Sampling their wine-making and walnut liquer
58: A friend of our hosts entertains us for the evening.
61: We learn a local dance!
65: Touring Korcula
66: Korcula is the birthplace of the adventurer and traveler Marco Polo
67: Enjoying coffee on the deck of our ship.
68: Korkula is on the Adriatic Sea
69: The island of HVAR
71: Dalmations are famed for their loyalty and good memories and their kindly natures.
73: Visiting Vrboska, a small town on the island of Hvar w/ pop. of 500 inhabitants
75: Carol tries her skill at repairing fishing nets
76: Wine tasting in local family-owned Winery and its authentic Dalmatian-style cellar.
78: Enjoying dinner on the ship!
79: A Folklore presentation aboard ship
80: SPLIT the 2nd biggest town in Croatia
82: Young men singing acappella traditional dalmation songs Klapa Vestibul
83: Exploring the Palace of Diocletian
87: Visiting a park which was a cemetery years ago, where Curt's Grandmother was buried.
88: Captain's Farewell Dinner with Bob & Dorothy Farwell, Mississippi
90: Hiking the Plitvice Lakes region
92: ZAGREB, Croatia
97: BAROQUE CITY OF VARAZDIN and its castle