Our Voyage to Bodrum Begins

Anchor aweigh at 6 am we have a trip of 100 or so miles to make to Bodrum.  At 10 knots that will take 10 or so hours and to keep inside Turkish telephone coverage area we duck into towards the coast and pass to the north of the Greek island of Simi. The sea is smooth with just a long swell left form the storms earlier and Moni handles it well rising and falling gently pitching in a very seaman like fashion The sun is shining, the sea is blue there is lots to see as sailing yachts, gullets cargo ships and inter island ferries cris-cross our course.