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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: ...

Exploring Santorini Island, Thíra, Greece travel blog

Exploring Santorini Island

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... in the Aegean Sea.  So what to do and where to go until then?   Well, the first thing I learned about Greece is that they are quite the slackers compared to the rest of the European Union when it comes to enforcing rules and laws.  ...

Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by chrisandaletta

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... by small things. Well, I had a mini eruption at that bus station, had a go at the lack of organisation in general in Greece, the rudeness of people in general and the unfairness of the situation. Another couple from the boat, who also missed out on the ...

Perfect Blue Buildings on Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Perfect Blue Buildings on Santorini

A travel blog entry by ebowley

June 29, 2009 Have you ever had one of those days when the world is crashing down around you ? You know the ones I'm talking about .... The Boss is breathing down your neck, the kids are screaming in the back of the car, the turkey dinner you spent hours ...

Greece summary, Fira, Greece travel blog

Greece summary

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

... amazing. #2. If my legs and butt aren't in good shape after walking up all the hills, they will never be. #1. I loved Greece and would definately go back. Hope you enjoy the blogs. I also finally posted some pictures with the other blogs. ...

Argostoli, Thira, Greece travel blog

Argostoli

A travel blog entry by sherondotjohn

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Today we had a morning at sea, so managed to do some shopping on board. Quite a few bargains to be had so we had to do it. The entry into Argostoli was very scenic, the port pretty. Argostoli is quite modern as it was heavily bombed by the Germans in ...

Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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... and lazing days.)  We boarded a bus at 11am which took us down the winding and somewhat harrowing road from the cliff top where Fira is to the south harbor, where we caught a boat called the Albatross for a tour on Nea Kameni.  Nea Kameni is ...

Last View of Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Last View of Santorini

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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We had half a day in Fire, Santorini, today, so Elka, Meira and I headed to the prehistory museum while Rey caught some rays.  The museum features information about the Bronze Age settlement buried in the volcanic explosion in 3500BCE.  ...

Santorini sunset, Thira, Greece travel blog

Santorini sunset

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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... as its all volcanic with massive calderas that go straight into the bright blue water. We did an amazing hike from the main town Fira to the town Oia which is known for its amazing sunsets. Jay found the hike a bit difficult in the heat (hottest day of ...

Postcard perfect Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Postcard perfect Santorini

A travel blog entry by vagabonderz

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... about finding a place right on the caldera, it would be even better to find it in Ia, although it is a touch more pricey than Fira.) We walked from Imerovigli, just north of Fira, along the caldera's edge to Ia. It is about a two hour walk along a dusty ...

The continent of Atlantis was an island ..., Thíra, Greece travel blog

The continent of Atlantis was an island ...

A travel blog entry by cruising2010

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... way down below the ocean. Trish and I decided to be adventurous and rode donkeys up the steps to the top of the crater in Santorini. Everybody else said they didn't want to smell like donkey for the rest of the day! But we really enjoyed it, and the ...

volcanoes!, Fira, Greece travel blog

volcanoes!

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... when we got back?  Ate a giant 30cm (about a foot) pita full of fresh veggies and chicken and oh yes tzatziki, and headed for Perissa beach (the black one) to finish drying off.  life is good....(well if you're not an animal in Greece ...

Day at sea... Sailing north to Dubrovnik, Fira, Greece travel blog

Day at sea... Sailing north to Dubrovnik

A travel blog entry by chrisandaletta

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We had a much needed lazy day at sea today, slept in and to be honest just slept for most of the day. It was our second wedding anniversary today, and we had a dinner reservation at Chops Grille, the specialty steak restaurant on board to celebrate the ...

Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by ggtort

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Es muy posible que Santorini sea la isla más impresionante de todo el Mediterráneo y posiblemente del mundo. Las continuas erupciones de hace más de 2000 años, icieron que el volcán se vaciara por dentro hasta que se desplomó, provocando un ...

Santorini, Thira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by sherondotjohn

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Like snow on the mountain tops the white buildings of Thira ,the main city of the island of Santorini, sit glistening in the sun. There are only three ways up to Thira, walk up the 600 plus steps, take the cable car or ride a donkey. Ronny and Dot chose ...

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!, Fira (Santorini), Greece travel blog

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

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... right next to the bar and the bar just happened to be full of loud people. Our first day in santorini was spent just looking around Fira, the main town. We are staying in a hotel that is supposedly meters from the town center. It is in actual fact a good ...

Santorini!, Thira, Greece travel blog

Santorini!

A travel blog entry by jschuman

I keep finding new favorite places as my trip goes on, and this is by far my most favorite. Last night I went to the town of Ia (the I is pronounced like an E) to watch the sunset on a cliff over the ocean. It was so amazing that everyone clapped when it ...

Santorini, beautiful, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini, beautiful

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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Sailed into santorini this morning and I must say it was not quite what we expected. From the boat there were massive black volcanic cliffs with sprinkling of white on top that looked like snow and that was the towns. The water is impossibly clear and ...

Three Days in Oia, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Three Days in Oia

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

The village of Oia is on a hill at the northern-most tip of Santorini.  Our stay here was at a small apartment on the east side of the main road.  From here, the hill eases gently down in terraces of farmed land until it reaches the ...

SANTORINI -A BREATHTAKING ISLAND, Santorini, Greece travel blog

SANTORINI -A BREATHTAKING ISLAND

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... to the music and talks from the ships. That’s how close our hotel was! What an unbelievable Sunset!! Don’t leave Greece without visiting Santorini  - you will regret it otherwise. We visited the whole island and it is worth renting a ...

Sunshine, Thíra, Greece travel blog

Sunshine

A travel blog entry by sazkebab

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Song of the day: Sunshine by Handsome Boy Modeling School "Forget about your worries Forget about the bad times Life is nothing but a shadow without your sunshine" So, nothing really happened in the last two weeks, so I couldn't find a song to match. But ...

A Change of P(l)ace, Santorini, Greece travel blog

A Change of P(l)ace

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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We decided to move to a hotel in Fira, the main town which is in central Santorini.  Here, we had two rooms which were small but beautifully designed, and the owners are very friendly and helpful and live on site.  The kids were keen ...

A Day on the Ferry, Santorini, Greece travel blog

A Day on the Ferry

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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... a place at the top of the hill.  We got settled in and then walked around the corner to the nearby restaurant to try some more Greek cuisine.  Again, it was enjoyed by all but Jack, who may lose a pound or two during our stay in Greece. ...

Santorini, Thira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by concon3546

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From Mykonos to Santorini we took a fast ferry the ferry was behind schedule by 1 hour. We were greeted by our tour guide who took us to our hotel the Astir thira hotel which is right off the main road.we walked in to town and ate at Mama's house ...

Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

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... I ended up jumping in with there group and staying at the same hostel. Much nicer place! Anyway, I have been adventuring around Fira and the Caldera. Yesterday, we took a cruise to the volcano in the caldera and cruised around the island waiting for ...

Hello again from santorini :) jackie and i ..., Fira, Greece travel blog

Hello again from santorini :) jackie and i ...

A travel blog entry by jshowyin

... bags up from the port/beach. :) We were so thankful for one friend's advice to stay in Oia while on Santorini, instead of Fira. Where Oia is peaceful and quiet, Fira is more commercial and buzzing with tourists. It was funny to sit on our balcony ...

Beautiful Santorini, Thira, Greece travel blog

Beautiful Santorini

A travel blog entry by donnartw2012

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I decided to stay in Thira (Fira Town) the capital of Santorini.  Birdie and Alan will be staying on the southwest side of the island, and all buses go through Thira.  Good decision.  I arrive, still shellshocked from the phone theft and ...

Santorini, Greece, Thira, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greece

A travel blog entry by jhdicicco

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... lunch in an hour to make it back to a bus in time for the next stop. It was quite an adventure to get up to Fira/Thira, Santorini's capital city/village from where we tendered below.  First, we took a tender from the ship to the dock then you could ...

Two Santorinis, Fira, Santorini, Cyclades, Greece, Greece travel blog

Two Santorinis

A travel blog entry by travelingmom

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With heavy winds, the mostly Greek passengers had applauded our pilot's landing of the plane in Santorini—apparently it is not unusual for pilots to return to Athens when the winds aren’t favorable. Rob and I looked at the passengers and ...

Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by noalarmclocks

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After our 8 hour ferry ride, we were padding around the narrow, cobbled streets of Fira looking for a room. We heard a cheery hello from above and ended up at a great traditional apartment looking out to the volcano in the middle of the caldera. Now, ...

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