One of Wendy’s favorite aspects of the trip to Turkey and Greece in October 2010 was the artwork—fine arts to folk arts to utilitarian and crafts. There were such lovely details all the places she visited, in many different media: Iznik tiled walls or ceramics, carved stone, painted domed ceilings and arches, street signs, floor […]
The Walleighs’ first trip to Europe since 2004 was to Turkey and Greece in Sept.2010. Rick and Wendy’s first steps into Greece were actually on a three-day cruise to the Duodecanese Islands (Greece has several island groupings): Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, and Santorini. They stayed on Santorini for a few days then flew to Athens which was unexpectedly more interesting than anticipated. The Walleighs drove across the Peloponnese Peninsula visiting ruins and then had a final two-day stop on Corfu Island off Greece’s west coast. Altogether, Greece was lovely, with good food, nice people and fascinating juxtaposition of ruins with modern countryside and cities.