A former producer for CNN, Kellie Pollock and her husband Jonathan are now on a world cruise aboard their sailboat Boomerang.
Once you arrive in the Mediterranean Sea it is easy to understand why the Greek hero Odysseus took 10 years to find his way home.
Although there are no mythological nymphs, lotus eaters or sea monsters to delay your passage there is still much in this storied part of the world to seduce, bewitch and thwart.
When we first entered the Mediterranean via the Gibraltar Straits, we had planned to spend two years exploring its waters before continuing our journey around the world.
That plan was very quickly scuttled. Read More