Cruising the Greek Islands

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Visiting Greece and her islands had always been a dream of mine since I studied ancient history in high school. The legends and pictures of this beautiful country from the school textbooks of my youth were about to become reality.

Our home for three nights was the ship Louis Olympia, part of a small Greek cruise line that specialises in island hopping, rather than normal cruising. The Louis Olympia is more like a floating hotel that transfers you between the different islands at night, optimising your days on the islands. She is also a lot smaller than the American mega-ships that plough the oceans these days; that being said, she still has all the facilities you would expect like swimming pools, heaps of deck space for sunning yourself, a fully equipped gym, spa, multiple restaurants, dining rooms, bars and a casino.

Our first stop was the Greek island of Rhodes…

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