Archive for May 15th, 2009

Missed Boat, Wrong Train, Lost Ride

Friday, May 15th, 2009
When the sun comes out, the Meditteranean is BLUE!

When the sun comes out, the Meditteranean is BLUE!

I have something of an infamous reputation for travel misadventure.  I’ve been known to miss flights, crash land, fly to wrong destinations, or get abused by the travel industry in any number of ways.  I’ve enjoyed a number of years now relatively devoid of significant mishaps, and I’d even ventured to believe I had entered a sort of pax eo.  But then a day like today comes along and shatters the ceasefire with a barrage of mishaps that reminds me that the war is far from over.  What started out as a pleasant cruise among the islands of the Aegean turned into a late night of jaywalking across 4-lane highways in a futile quest to find a working payphone. (more…)