. After a relaxing day at sea, we visited Mykonos in the Greek Isles.Istanbul, Turkey
. Our next stop was Istanbul.Ephesus, Turkey
. After Instanbul, we stopped in Izmir. Having seen I.zmir, we decided to take a tour of EphesusHeraklion, Crete, Greece
. We were scheduled to visit Piraeus, the port city for Athens, but the Greeks started acting up a bit, so the Captain rescheduled us and took us to Crete. The Cretans were happy to have us there, and we enjoyed the visit, having seen Athens previously.
After Crete, we had another day at sea on our way to Venice.Venice, Italy
. We arrived in Venice on the afternoon of June 2nd, and disembarked on the morning of June 3rd, giving us a few hours to see the city again, and a night's rest onboard, one of the least expensive hotels in town...Rome, Italy
. We took the train from Venice to Rome, and spent a couple of days in Rome before flying home.