We sailed away from the bustling, busy streets of Athens to enjoy the peace and beauty found out on the Aegean Sea…
Greece has many islands accounting for 17% of their territory. It has been estimated 1600-6000 Greek islands exist (kind of large range there) 166-277 are said to be inhabited.We sailed through quite a few on this day in May.
The weather in May has been a bit unpredictable. Most days are sunny and around 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit, while other days, storms roll through with lightning, thunder, rain and 60-degree weather. There is also a lingering fog that settles into Athens every couple of days.
This day it was supposed to rain, but we got lucky. These pictures are of the various islands we passed on our 36-mile cruise to Hydra.
Hydra is 50 square kilometers and the southernmost island of the Saronic Gulf. It has a rocky coastline…
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