Sunrise at Alimos Marina

Sunrise sailing, Alimos Marina

The warmth, the breeze and the open seas…

Sunrise sailing, Alimos Marina

Sunrise sailing, Alimos Marina


While I’m working on the actual sailing photos, I wanted to give a peek at the sunrise I experienced on my fifth day in Greece. I had settled in quite nicely into my airbnb apartment in the Omonoia part of Athens, took a spa day, and now ready to sail. I remember the struggle of waking up at the crack of dawn to make the bus and by metro. We had a bit of a drive down South to the marina in Piraeus (city not port) from Athens. I managed to snap a few bleary-eyed photos as the sun woke up like the rest of us and crossed the horizon.

Yes, I love chasing the sun, and I never want to stop experiencing that kind of magic — awake or just barely! Speaking of things I love, I’m pretty sure I was a seafarer in another life. It always calls out to me (could be the Sirens), wherever I go. The feeling of liberation from a good sail is one I never will forget.

Did I mention this will be my first time on a sailboat? I’ve been on other types of water vessels — catamarans, speedboats, yachts, ferries, ships, etc, but not a sailboat!

Oh, the excitement…