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Touring Greece and its “magical” islands with Perillo

Story and Photos by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva   As we were seated at our table for the first dinner of our tour of Greece and its Islands with Perillo Tours, we were, needless to say, excited about the prospects of seeing some of the most famous sights in the world. As the evening sky …

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Greek Isles and Turkey by sailing ship, Wind Star

By Phyllis Steinberg     The Greek Isles and Turkey is a voyage that is best experienced on a sailing ship. I had visited the Greek Islands and Turkey before, but never on a yacht with sails. This was also my first experience on Wind Star, a 148 passenger, four deck vessel with six self-furling, …

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Funchal: Land of Limpets, Winkles, And Dry-Land Tobaggans

By Marty Martindale We sailed out of Venice the previous week and stopped off in Croatia, Greece, Italy and Spain while aboard Holland America’s Zuiderdam. Our last Mediterranean stop was Funchal—on the island of Madeira, just off the coast of Portugal, ‘the pearl of the Atlantic’—that the Brits hail as a favorite for holidays. It …

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