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Since we can’t read the menus, we have to look in the kitchens and point at what we want - small plates of Dolmas, Spanakopeta, olives, feta cheese and, best of all, Baklava – Yum! Then there is Ouzo – it must be an acquired taste. In the evening we saw the movie, the Longest Day based on D Day and the Normandy landing starring Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum, Sean Connery, Henry Fonda and Robert Wagner – all big stars and made in black and white.
A daily diary of a journey in 1962. Please post comments about where you were then on the Background page.
1962 was pivotal. This is the background:
It was a year colored by the Cuban Missile Crisis, an escalating involvement in Vietnam, the Berlin Wall and the Cold War with Russia, Civil Rights issues, a nascent space program, Nelson Mandela in prison, Betty Friedan's, The Feminist Mystique, the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the death of Marilyn Monroe.