In the Wake of the Gods

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Description

This unique and entertaining travel guide to Greek waters recreates parts of voyages undertaken in myth, anchoring off landmarks or ports associated with ancient legends. It follows the trails of Odysseus, Hercules, and Jason and the Argonauts, as well as visiting the sites where Poseidon lost his trident (off Paxos) and built his temple (on the Saronic Gulf), the cliff where Theseus's father threw himself to his death after fearing his son had been killed by the minotaur, and Troy, the remains of which survive as a reminder of the city that withstood a 10-year siege.

With almost 6,000 islands in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, Greece is a maritime nation like no other – and according to its mythology this has been the case since the days when seafarers believed their fortunes, good or ill, lay in the hands of Poseidon. Sailing through these crystal clear waters today is a voyage into history, whether true or legendary.

Retelling all the myths, from the very well-known to the less familiar, In the Wake of the Gods is a cruising companion to be read and enjoyed in its own right. With the author's in depth knowledge of the region, it is also packed with useful and practical pointers for pilotage and passage planning, including information about prevailing winds and anchoring, along with charts and photography.

Code: 30054

Delivery

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Mainland & Northern Ireland UK Delivery Rates

Delivery OptionDelivery TimeSigned ForCost
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (0-500g)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£4.50
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (500g-1kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£4.50
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1kg-1.25kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£4.50
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.25kg-1.5kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£4.60
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.5kg-1.75kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£4.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.75kg-2kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£5.21
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (2kg-3kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£5.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (3kg-5kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£9.13
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (5kg-8kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£11.51
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (8kg-10kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£15.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (10kg-12kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£18.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (12kg-14kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£21.76
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (14kg-16kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£24.68
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (16kg-18kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£27.61
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (18kg-20kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£30.54
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (20kg+)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£33.47
Next Working Day (0-1kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£10.00
Next Working Day (1kg-2kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£12.18
Next Working Day (2kg-10kg)2 - 3 Working DaysYes£29.52
All Standard Orders Over £1002 - 3 Working DaysYesFREE
Next Day (Saturday)Next DayYes£20
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Delivery OptionDelivery TimeSigned ForCost
International Tracked & Signed (0-500g)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£23.00
International Tracked & Signed (500g-1kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£28.00
International Tracked & Signed (1kg-1.25kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£30.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.25kg-1.5kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£34.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.5kg-1.75kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£36.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.75kg-2kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£39.00
International Tracked & Signed (2kg-3kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£50.00
International Tracked & Signed (3kg-5kg)3 - 7 Working DaysYes£72.00

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