CLICK FOR AUDIO - DAY 1: This begins our reports from the Mediterranean, as we travel 14 hours today from Minneapolis to Amsterdam and Istanbul. Whew. I hope the back holds up! There's more on the 2-minute audio link above -- a brief delay as it downloads to your QuickTime media player. We'll try to submit reports daily from our travels ... and invite you to respond with any questions or comments (below). Bon Voyage.