naxos Archive

  • FI

    Swept Away

    Thursday, August 11, 2011 4:45 am I am woken up by the wind, it’s howling. Ondine is anchored off a beach called, Agios Prokopis, on the island of Naxos in Greece. Captain James is not on board, he’s  in New York.  My biggest fear when […]

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  • FI

    This Week On Board

    This week on board: *The lovely Laurie came and went. * We enjoyed probably the last beach in Greece where farmers still herd their sheep. *We finally left Naxos and sailed to Amorgos * There was a serious hearts craze. *We sailed to Kalymnos *Ronan […]

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  • Ondine's Wake

    Wind me up

    We sailed from Naxos to Amorgos today.   Before we left, I looked at the weather forecast, plotted the course accordingly and left with two reefs in the main as the meltemi (the local north wind) was forecast to blow at 20-25 knots and that usually […]

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    { this moment }

    {this moment} – A Friday ritual viasoulemama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to […]

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  • FI

    This Week on Board

    This week on Board: *There was the dramatic being dragged out to sea at 2am incident, more to come on that later. *Cindy returned to New York but not before being declared Uno champion and champion of the mayday call. *The captain returned, had his […]

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  • This Week On Board

    This Week On Board

    This week on Board: *We missed James. (I find it hard to sleep when he is away) * I used my sleepless hours to make a tote out of plastic bags. * Cece came to stay! * We played a lot of Uno * I […]

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  • FI

    This Week on Board

    This week on board: *We had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. *We recovered in a lovely isolated cove, a rare find here in the islands of Greece. *We moved to a more built up part of Naxos. * I started to play […]

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  • FI

    Our Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    Naxos Greece. It’s 2am and I can’t sleep. I have ear squeeze, it’s painful and it’s keeping me awake.  James is a sleep with eight stitches in his head and wearing a really ridiculous bandage on his head, his new fancy (expensive) flashlight is on […]

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