Travel Blogs from Cyclades, Greece

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Greece PART I  - Mykonos, Mykonos Town, Greece travel blog

Greece PART I - Mykonos

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... four hundred churches and its wonderful breaches all constitute the island's trademark.   Jump to: Greece Part II - Santorini To view more photos of this trip, please visit my ...

Maxin and relaxin Mykonos style, Mykonos, Greece travel blog

Maxin and relaxin Mykonos style

A travel blog entry by madman96

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This morning we had to say goodbye to our new friends Pam and Roger as they were moving on to another locale while we still had another 2 days on Mykonos.  I enjoy Katie's last omelet of the sailing trip, she easily makes the best omelets ever, and ...

Lava...  Brilliant., Santorini, Greece travel blog

Lava... Brilliant.

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... people, relaxing on bizarre black volcanic rock beaches and, occasionally, just one too many drinks. Santorini? Brilliant. After a shaky start, Greece has finally delivered and ended on a high. So, to the top 5. In all honesty, Santorini hasn't ...

Mykonos here we come, Mykonos, Greece travel blog

Mykonos here we come

A travel blog entry by madman96

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We set sail to Mykonos instead of Paros due to incoming inclimate weather.  The nauseating waves beat the boat back for 6 hours but at least we get to spot a pilot whale and make it safely, and vomit-free, to Mykonos where we raft up with a friendly ...

Ferry to the island of Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Ferry to the island of Santorini

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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From what I heard at the hostel and from reading online, Santorini is one of the most picturesque islands to go to in Greece. There are others, like Mykonos and Ios, but they are more of party islands. I had been surprised that there weren't any white and ...

Mykonos, beach by beach, Mykonos, Greece travel blog

Mykonos, beach by beach

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Wake up after probably the best sleep in a few weeks and rent an ATV on which we spend the day going from beach to beach to beach... tough life here!  We went to town and looked at art and enjoyed crepes and ice cream.  Back at the hotel, we ...

Greece PART II - Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Greece PART II - Santorini

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... warmth of the sunlight dances on my skin I feel refreshed, nourished and the wonder of being embraced by nature! Jump to: Greece Part III - Athens To view more photos of this trip, please visit my Greece Photo Album: ...

Party Island of the Devil of the Death..., Ios, Greece travel blog

Party Island of the Devil of the Death...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Top 5. And for the record - dominated the rice. Ios is a party island. Plain and simple. The party island of Greece in fact. Everything is entirely geared towards drinking, partying and maybe just a bit more drinking. Indeed, there are packs of ...

Lazy days on the greek islands, Mykonos, Greece travel blog

Lazy days on the greek islands

A travel blog entry by danly

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... much time around the American and Canadian tourists!  For some reason I was spoken to in Spanish by several people while in Greece.  I blame it on my new tan and my striking looks.  More likely my mumbled English is so poor they must have ...

Ahhhh, Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Ahhhh, Santorini

A travel blog entry by danly

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Daniel here, Hello everyone, hope you are all well. We woke up to another day of perfect weather here in Santorini.  I must admit that I had a bit of a sore head this morning after enjoying some of the Russian vodka I had picked up in Moscow.  ...

Aegean Sea Islands, part III: Mykonos and Delos, Mykonos, Greece travel blog

Aegean Sea Islands, part III: Mykonos and Delos

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... for a while, taking pictures of their fun.  Carolyn loves cats and dogs, so had a great time with them all over Greece, as the "stray" animals were communal animals of sorts, cared for by all and friendly.  "This would never happen in America," ...

Spectacular Views, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Spectacular Views

A travel blog entry by danly

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Daniel here, Well we flew from Athens to the island of Santorini and arrived just after sunset.  The flight itself was quite scenic with views over the blue water scattered with rocky islands.  It took quite a while to find our hotel wandering ...

EVA MARIA,  THE ULTIMATE BACKPACK!!!, Anafi, Greece travel blog

EVA MARIA, THE ULTIMATE BACKPACK!!!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... way to visit the Greek Islands than by sailboat and today started a 10 day Santorini to Santorini loop through the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea with Gap Adventures; the same company I was a tour leader for in Central ...

The Birthday Bash and a Visit from a Friend, Ios, Greece travel blog

The Birthday Bash and a Visit from a Friend

A travel blog entry by danblank

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By some odd coincidence when I was on my road trip along the West Coast of Australia, two of the five people on the car celebrated birthdays in the two-week span. It was during those two celebrations that I noticed how much of a difference it made to ...

The Ios Routine, Ios, Greece travel blog

The Ios Routine

A travel blog entry by danblank

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Since everything is always pretty much all the same day in and day out, here's a look into what my days consist of in Ios. I wake up, some time around 11 or 12 usually, stuffed up and hacking out a lung, thanks to the "Ios cough" that just about the ...

Relaxing in the Cyclades, Ios, Paros, Naxos, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Relaxing in the Cyclades

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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Arriving in Athens I met up with my Australian friends Gemma and Subana who were a bit weary of sightseeing after a whirlwind bus trip around Europe. From here we headed out to Ios island. We spent our days relaxing by the pool at the Far Out beach club, ...

Siros, Siros, Greece travel blog

Siros

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... ; Siros is the capital of the group of islands and is an absolutely stunning town! As with the general trend here in Greece, we grab some late afternoon apps and tidbits and continue our exploring before meeting up with the crew plus 2 canadian ladies ...

Happy Easter!, Parikia, Greece travel blog

Happy Easter!

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Easter greetings everyone. I hope you are enjoying (or have enjoyed) what is no doubt a well deserved long weekend. Anyway, just a quickie from the small and mellow island of Paros which is pretty well due north of Santorini. I wasn't going to ...

Life on the edge of a super volcano, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Life on the edge of a super volcano

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Wow - what a glorious place I've just been! Santorini is one of those names that you've probably heard before but can't quite put a face to. Hopefully this entry will remedy that because it is certainly one of the prettiest places I've come ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... the best sunsets and also home to the church with the blue roof overlooking the caldera that you see on so many postcards from Greece. It was packed with cruisers and we couldn't imagine this place in high season. After lunch we buzzed on down to the ...

On to Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

On to Santorini

A travel blog entry by madman96

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A little more beach time in the morning and Katie gave away our floatie to an Italian family who didn't understand what we were doing and thought Katie was trying to take advantage of them... after much apprehension the kid finally realized it was hers ...

Finally leaving, Ios, Greece travel blog

Finally leaving

A travel blog entry by danblank

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Well, it's been quite some time. Call it laziness, the fact that Groundhog Day mode takes over your life in every way out here, whatever, either way, it's been forever and a day since I've proven to most that I'm actually alive. I joke, but making it out ...

On to the islands... first stop, Kea, Kea, Greece travel blog

On to the islands... first stop, Kea

A travel blog entry by madman96

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I wake up to an equally awe-inspiring sunrise over the temple and we set sail to the island of Kea.  We arrive nice and early for a full day ashore.  Time at the beach on our newly purchased rafts floats us to a cute one room church on the ...

Mykonos, Mykonos Town, Greece travel blog

Mykonos

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Mykonos is an island with about 10,000 inhabitants. In summer, it swells to 100,000, so you can imagine what we were in for. Thankfully it is "shoulder" season and the hordes of tourists have been reduced greatly. The streets are still saturated with ...

This corner of the Earth it smiles at me, Mykonons, Greece travel blog

This corner of the Earth it smiles at me

A travel blog entry by itsem

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While Paros was the relax island, and Santorini was the beautiful island - Mykonos is the party island. We found ourselves on a beach at a disco - dancing in the pool and on surrounding podiums drinking from fruits. Anita impressed so much with her ...

Island Hopping, Cyclades, Greece travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... trying to crank that bad boy up as fast as I could. The only problem came when the wind started picking up -- the wind in the Cyclades can be brutal enough (often canceling whole ferry rides), let alone when you're moving at 40 or 50 k an hour. It was a ...

Peace and Tranquility Island, Schoinoussa, Greece travel blog

Peace and Tranquility Island

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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First of all, it should be said what the Greek Islands are NOT versus what I thought they would be.  They do not have much white sand or palm tree lined beaches.   The islands are actually quite rocky and ...

Tinos... by accident, Tinos, Greece travel blog

Tinos... by accident

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Aegean Sea Islands, part II: Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Aegean Sea Islands, part II: Santorini

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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The ferry stopped at the Santorini caldera, where a small port docked boats at the base of a volcanic cliff.  From here, the violence of the old eruption was apparent, as the volcano must have been large: today a gaping hole filled by the sea ...

The Big Island, Naxos, Greece travel blog

The Big Island

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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  Naxos is great!   This is the biggest island in the Cyclades island group and has some ancient ruins that are accessible by car including the cave where the Greek god Zeus was raised and the Temple of Demeter.  And the main ...

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