Log #29h Istanbul

Log #29h Istanbul

Doğanyurt, Black Sea, Turkey 42 00.5N, 033 27.6E June 21, 2003 Hi Folks, We’re at anchor in the small harbour at Doğanyurt here on the Black Sea north coast of Turkey. I may not be able to send this off for a day or two, but wanted to get it saved on floppy disc so
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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 #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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Log #32a Return to Veleda in Istanbul

Log #32a Return to Veleda in Istanbul

Atakoy Marina, Istanbul April 12, 2004 Hi Folks, Here is my first log of our #32 series from Istanbul into the Black Sea. I hope to complete the #31 series about our stay back in North America for the winter, but wanted to be current in our present travels from Istanbul. It has been good
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Log #32b More about Turkey

Log #32b More about Turkey

Midye, Black Sea 41˚ 35.4’N, 028˚ 08.7’E April 19, 2004 Hi Folks, We have spent a grey cool day here in this small fishing harbour, also known as Kiyikoy, waiting out heavy weather before heading to Igneada, our last stop in Turkey before Bulgaria. I have had a chance to spend the better part of
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Log #32c Istanbul to the Black Sea

Log #32c Istanbul to the Black Sea

Bourgas, Bulgaria April 24, 2004 Hi Folks, I’m not sure when, if, or how this will get to you as there is no AOL local access number here in Bulgaria. I will try the Istanbul number long distance, and if that doesn’t work may try to send this via an internet café with all the
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Log #32d The Bosphorus to Bulgaria

Log #32d The Bosphorus to Bulgaria

Sozopol, Bulgaria April 29, 2004 Hi Folks, After a week in Bourgas, Bulgaria, we are now here in this delightful town of Sozopol, bows to on the town dock with several small fishing boats, across from the navy base. All is well with us, and we have a certificate to cruise all Bulgarian waters (but
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Log #32k Constanta into the Danube River

Log #32k Constanta into the Danube River

Odessa, Ukraine June 13, 2004 Hi Folks, We are still very frustrated at the horrible bureaucracy in Ukraine, especially after having waited for over 34 hours to be cleared out of Ismail. Avoid Ismail! At one point we were considering giving up on Ukraine and just heading back to Turkey. However we like Odessa very
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Log #33a Zonguldak to Istanbul

Log #33a Zonguldak to Istanbul

Enroute to Kusadasi August 15, 2004 Hi Folks, We are having a pleasant motor sail around the Karaburun Yarmidasi peninsula. The Gulf of Izmir is on the west side, and we are going down the Khios Strait on the east side. Glorious weather, and sparkling clear waters! This log gets us back into Turkey and
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