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From Sicily to Gibraltar

Almost burnt again in San Nicola d’Arena

the first banana plant we see on our trip (in San Nicola, Sicily..)
the first banana plant we see on our trip (in San Nicola, Sicily..)

So all in all we spent an entire week in San Nicola l’Arena and we had strong winds going through the harbor either from north west or from the south – Scirocco.

One day 30 knots and more during 24 hours, it almost blew me off the pier when I went shopping to the village… Continue reading From Sicily to Gibraltar

From Greece to Italy through the Ionian Sea and over to Sicily

Lefkas harbour with sunset in an unstable weather condition
Lefkas harbour with sunset in an unstable weather condition
going north from Lefkas you have to pass the bridge which is opened once per hour
going north from Lefkas you have to pass the bridge which is opened once per hour
Ormos Lakka on Nisos Paxoi in the south of Korfu
Ormos Lakka on Nisos Paxoi in the south of Korfu

So we enjoyed spending the day in the harbour in Lefkas without working on the engine. The next day it was only raining so we left Lefkas passing the movable bridge and went to Ormos Lakka in the north of Paxoi. Continue reading From Greece to Italy through the Ionian Sea and over to Sicily