Turning back

23. May 2008, Friday
Position unbekannt

Odin crashes into the waves and spray flies all over the deck.
Up to 30 knots of wind and the corresponding waves are from the south-west.
Crap, because that's exactly the course we need to run.
We try to cross, but hardly make up any distance. What to do? Ride a roller coaster for 60 hours or head north?
We decide the second and sail back to Turkey.
Now we are lying illegally in a beautiful bay, have built a grill on the beach, sizzle chicken wings, drink rosé and relax.
We hope that the wind will change a bit tomorrow and then we will reach Crete non-stop in two days and nights.