“Travels to a Different Time ” :June 18 ,1971: Vodka Flowing Like Water and Caviar Like Bargain Basement Fish Eggs: God Bless the Russians!

I woke up today like a new person with no temperature and my skin is no longer on fire. I went to the upper deck to get some fresh air and luckily no sun at least for today so far! I saw Fritz having a swim in the pool so I joined him after gettingContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time ” :June 18 ,1971: Vodka Flowing Like Water and Caviar Like Bargain Basement Fish Eggs: God Bless the Russians!”

“Travels to a Different Time” : June 6, 1971: Welcome Comrades on Our Cruise Ship Adsharia: Puking in My Shoes: No Corfu!

Diary Entry Margaret Mary Stephen: We boarded the Russian cruise ship Adsharia at Piraeus disembarking at Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia. We were delightfully surprised by the large cabin, air conditioning and a porthole. As soon as we boarded we were requested to go for lunch in the dining room which was painted a cool green with womenContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : June 6, 1971: Welcome Comrades on Our Cruise Ship Adsharia: Puking in My Shoes: No Corfu!”

“Travels to a Different Time” : June 12-16, 1971: In a Holding Pattern in Athens for the Next Big Move

June 12: We arrived in Athens from JFK at 4 a.m.and after phoning the Milagressi‚Äôs at 7 a.m. we took a taxi to their place. We went shopping with Niovi buying lots of fruits and vegetables. We enjoyed a big bowl of cherries and at noon it was 93 degrees and 87 in the house.Continue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : June 12-16, 1971: In a Holding Pattern in Athens for the Next Big Move”

“Travels to a Different Time” : June 11, 1971 (New York and Athens): Up Up and Away! Three Chicken Dinners and Two Lunches Down the Hatch!

Up at 8:30, had a shower and fully packed at 9:30. At ten we were out the door in a cab to pick up a stew Brigitte who would be working our flight to Athens from JFK. To our surprise at the ONA terminal office we ran into Barb and her friend Marx who hadContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : June 11, 1971 (New York and Athens): Up Up and Away! Three Chicken Dinners and Two Lunches Down the Hatch!”

Travels to A Different Time: Getting to Athens From Toronto: June 10th 1971

June 10, 1971, Montreal and New York City: All this adventure started on June 10th, 1971. I finished writing my last examination which was in science and rushed home on my bicycle. I arrived home at 11:30 and my mom and I finished our last bit of packing which at this point was looking asContinue reading “Travels to A Different Time: Getting to Athens From Toronto: June 10th 1971”