Suez Canal

Suez Canal

The Suez Canal | Day 11 of 104 Day Cruise| Costs $250,000.00 pounds to pass through the canal!

Anyone for a Drink of Raki?

Anyone for a Drink of Raki?

Up high in the mountains on the Lassithi Plateau, in Greece, I found a man making Raki. A local liquor is made simply with grapes and water, using firewood and specially built containers.

Port of Call | Heraklion, Greece

Port of Call | Heraklion, Greece

10,000 windmills on the Lassithi Plateau in Heraklion, Greece. My winter arrival meant I could only see the framework for the sails removed to prevent damage from winter snow.

First Port of Call | Malta

First Port of Call | Malta

From embarkation at Southampton, the Aurora sailed five sea days to its first port arriving early at the island of Malta, off the northern coast of Africa.