Log #30a Istanbul to the Black Sea

Log #30a Istanbul to the Black Sea

Toronto, Canada July 3rd, 2003 Hi Folks, Yes, we are back in Toronto, and this happens to be the fifth anniversary of our departure from Toronto in 1998. However, we are back, to be with Judy’s parents at this stressful time. We just got word on June 26th when we were in Sinop (42 01.4N,
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Log #30c To Amasra and Ankara (and Ataturk)

Log #30c To Amasra and Ankara (and Ataturk)

Toronto, Canada July 29, 2003 Hi Folks, I finally got around to completing this log, although it is sidetracked a bit by my account of the role of Ataturk when we were visiting the Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara. Judy’s mother is still holding on, and our spirits go up and down with her progress or
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Log #30d Ankara and the Black Sea Coast

Log #30d Ankara and the Black Sea Coast

Toronto, Canada Aug. 13, 2003 Hi Folks, We have been back for six weeks now and Judy’s mom is still holding out. She is bedridden but medications and IV drips are keeping her properly hydrated and quite comfortable. Every day is a blessing. This log takes us from our trip to Ankara and further along
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Log #30f to Sinop and heading back

Log #30f to Sinop and heading back

Toronto, Canada Sept. 1, 2003 Hi Folks, Here is the log which gets us to our furthest point in the Black Sea before returning home to help take care of Judy’s mother. This is a situation which more than one cruiser has had to deal with. While living on board, we (live-aboard cruisers) have to
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Log #30g Back to Istanbul

Log #30g Back to Istanbul

Toronto, Canada Sept. 20, 2003 Hi Folks. This is my last log of Turkey, getting us to Istanbul where we put Veleda up on the hard until we return next spring. Ruth, Judy’s mother died on Sept. 9th. Judy’s dad, Henry, is coping quite well, planning to stay in this big house while he can
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