Travel Blogs from Oia, Greece

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Eugh..., Oia, Greece travel blog

Eugh...

A travel blog entry by finechina

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... I had said to the family and my family that I would NEVER eat horse.  Anyway, I am now in Greece and the views are purely amazing. I am staying in Oia and within a 10 minute walk there is the village. It is very difficult to describe the views so ...

Another interesting ride..., Oia, Greece travel blog

Another interesting ride...

A travel blog entry by finechina

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Today is the last day of being in beautiful Oia, Santorini. We decided to end it with a walk down to the glistening waterfront. That meant a 250 stair walk down to the water! The family enjoyed a seafood dinner as we all admired the water in front of us. ...

Day 4 - Oia and chill, Oia, perissa, Greece travel blog

Day 4 - Oia and chill

A travel blog entry by indiantraveler

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... spar of land with sea on both sides. We wonder what will happen if there's one more earthquake in Santorini - will Oia break off into a separate island? Oia looks spectacularly inviting with its narrow, cobbled streets and jewel-like shops on both ...

From Italy, to Greece., Oía, Greece travel blog

From Italy, to Greece.

A travel blog entry by nickolt

... out Oia, the town were staying in. Oia is gorgeous, full of the pure white buildings with blue roofs that everyone associates with Greece. We had a good Greek dinner and then called it a night. Today we took our quad bike and explored the island a bit ...

In a cave room perched over the cliffs, Oia, Greece travel blog

In a cave room perched over the cliffs

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

Check out our photos for ...

Jewels of the Mediterranean.., Oia, Greece travel blog

Jewels of the Mediterranean..

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... Santorini -got dropped up with this guy's uncles place -he let me eat his cherry tomatoes -ATV rental -black beaches of Perissa -Oia for sunset, the best -more of the southern beaches, monestary, red beach, Akrotiri, light house -Steve took two trip on ...

Busing to Oia, Oia, Greece travel blog

Busing to Oia

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... have visited.  In fact, my husband has never missed having pizza in each country.  Of course, we've already had pizza in Greece but not here so we thought we'd have it but as soon as I mentioned it, she told us the kitchen was closed and nothing ...

Oia, Santorini Greece, Oia, Greece travel blog

Oia, Santorini Greece

A travel blog entry by yurgo56

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... town out. From here we caught a local bus (€1.60) to the tip of the island to the little town called Oia - pronounced eeeaaaa! This has very narrow twisty windy streets with very few roads for vehicle access. We eventually found the church I wanted ...

Day in Oia for shopping and sunset, Oia, Greece travel blog

Day in Oia for shopping and sunset

A travel blog entry by rlineurope

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... shops. We did the same and grabbed dinner and waited for the sky to go dark so that we could grab some night shots of Oia. Dinner prices are quite inflated - you definitely pay for the view in this town. The traditional Greek salad goes for $3.90 Euro ...

Exploring Oia, Greece, Oia, Greece travel blog

Exploring Oia, Greece

A travel blog entry by rlineurope

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Hello all! The sunshine in Greece is amazing and it is so warm and relaxing that we SLEPT IN UNTIL 10am! We must have needed it but got to cracking fast as we lost a few hours by sleeping it away so had to catch up on what we lost so we dressed fast ...

Day 226 - 12 October - Sailing & Swimming in Agean, Oia, Greece travel blog

Day 226 - 12 October - Sailing & Swimming in Agean

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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... where I am staying - wow. Got out at Fira port - caught cable car up the mountain - walked to bus stop for bus back to Oia.  Did some internet stuff then walked back to my room - packed - took some more photos of paradise on a clear night with a ...

Day 223 - 9 October - We separate for a week, Oia, Greece travel blog

Day 223 - 9 October - We separate for a week

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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... types) and here I will chill. I gave the guy a tip and when he left I had a little OMG cry.  I am blessed. I walked around Oia for a while - Its going to be a full moon while I am here also!!!  Went back to room and sat on balcony for a while ...

All Fun and Games Until You Split Your Head Open, Íos, Greece travel blog

All Fun and Games Until You Split Your Head Open

A travel blog entry by kickthrough

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... that her funds would be insufficient to cover all the medical expenses. To get an idea about the quality of socialized medicine on Greece, here is how the X-ray went: Brittany on X-ray table (with no lead blanket), 4 medical staff yelled "X-RAY!!!!" and ...

Cruise - Santorini, Oia, Greece travel blog

Cruise - Santorini

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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... sea side beaches. The volcano is still classified as active. We drove through the capital of Fira (pronounced Thira) and disembarked at Oia (pronounced as Ea). Here we were taken away by the breath taking beauty and panorama's. A truly unique place to be, ...

Another day at Sea!, Oía, Greece travel blog

Another day at Sea!

A travel blog entry by dbats

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Another fabulous night's sleep. Woke up naturally and headed for the gym.  Haven’t been here for a couple of days and I feel the need.  Back is more bearable so some pilates on the foam roller is in order.  Gym was busy this morning ...

Sunsets of Santorini, Oia, Greece travel blog

Sunsets of Santorini

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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... , which unfortunately I couldn't bring home as I was already over-weight with my luggage. After the winery I headed by bus to Oia to watch one of the world famous sunsets. One of the other travellers joined me, unfortunately making the experience a little ...

Day at the Santorini Volcano, Therasia, Greece travel blog

Day at the Santorini Volcano

A travel blog entry by rlineurope

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... home and rested for a short while before heading to a local restaurant in Karterados for dinner. Tomorrow we will head into Oia again, do a little shopping and take in the famous sunset. Today's walk: 10 miles Total for the journey (281 ...

Day 225 - 11 October - Wandering in paradise, Oia, Greece travel blog

Day 225 - 11 October - Wandering in paradise

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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... the bus stop and chatted to a lovely lady from Gold Coast for about 1/2 hour until the bus came.  Back to Fira then back to Oia, my room, more wine, olives, some cat and tv time and moon watching, tomorrow is the full one and it is meant to be fine ...

Santorini, Oia, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by djmitchos

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Beautiful place, but very boring! I rented out a quad bike again and explored the island but there really wasn't that much to see. They do have a fun little pub with a crazy shot called head rush, you put a helmet on, take a shot of tequila then the ...

Stormy in Santorini, Oia, Greece travel blog

Stormy in Santorini

A travel blog entry by trishherzog

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... Very good!  We drank a toast to Bill Herzog on what would have been his 90th birthday.  It was also our first meal in Greece we didn't have to share with the cats! We then ventured out for a little shopping and found a great jewelry shop called ...

The Second Time Around, Oia, Greece travel blog

The Second Time Around

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... ;After our breakfast we jumped into our indoor outdoor hot tube and enjoyed the rest of our champagne in the warm bubbling water overlooking Oia and the volcano.  Like I said I could easily get use to this lifestyle!   We then got ready and went ...

Fuck, This is Cold!, Oia, Greece travel blog

Fuck, This is Cold!

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... .   It was a beautiful morning overlooking the Agean Sea.  Our hotel is nestled into the side of the caldera overlooking Oia and because of it's perfect location there was not a bit of wind and I couldn't find a more perfect and memorable way to ...

Tying the Knot, Oia, Greece travel blog

Tying the Knot

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... !  After the ceremony our parents threw flower pedals and we all had a spoonful of honey an almonds which is tradition in Greece as well.  Honey means to have a sweet life and the almonds symbolizes fertility.  We had yogurt covered almonds ...

Sleeping in a Volcano, Oia, Greece travel blog

Sleeping in a Volcano

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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Around 3600 years ago, a peaceful island sat in the middle of the Mediterranean. People enjoyed living under very good conditions, hot and cold water taps due to geothermal heating, three story buildings; by all accounts a modern civilization.  ...

One If By Land, Two If By Sea, Oia, Greece travel blog

One If By Land, Two If By Sea

A travel blog entry by trishherzog

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... of Fira.  Amazingly, we had a porter that schlepped ALL of our luggage (150lbs) down to the villa.   We are staying in Oia.  One thing we must comment on is that people in Europe don't wait their turn very well when deplaning or when gathering their ...

Day 224 - 10 October - First day in a postcard, Oia, Greece travel blog

Day 224 - 10 October - First day in a postcard

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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... , but will take about 9 hours.   Now all I need to do is find some accommodation in Athens - later. Caught bus back to Oia - walked back to room - no sunset - but still nice enough to have wine and olives again on my balcony with the cat.  ...

Somebody stop me......, Oia, Greece travel blog

Somebody stop me......

A travel blog entry by corny15

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Sorry, just can't help taking more photos! The weather has turned nasty : strong winds and occasional showers, so we have postponed our boat trip until tomorrow. Jane's haircut looks fabulous, but was tousled by the wind within minutes. After our walk ...

Santorini Arrival, Oia, Greece travel blog

Santorini Arrival

A travel blog entry by corny15

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... the port on Santorini and ignored all the stop signs and double white lines), we arrived at the Strogili Traditional Houses in the town of Oia (pronounced ear). Not too sure about the view, what do you think, can we put up with this for a week? A very ...

Day 277 - Hiking a Volcano, Oia, Greece travel blog

Day 277 - Hiking a Volcano

A travel blog entry by everett.butler

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... , noshing our way through the bustling side streets of Istanbul and gorging ourselves on Mediterranean cuisine from Turkey to Greece.  Our conditioning from Mt. Everest and the physical sharpening I experienced living at the ashram is still there, ...

Ahoy There!, Oia, Greece travel blog

Ahoy There!

A travel blog entry by corny15

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The weather has improved remarkably, the wind dropping from the 40 knot+ from yesterday as we set off on the sailing vessel "Captain Yannis". We departed Amoudi Wharf and motored to Nea Kameni, the volcano island, where we saw the evidence ...

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