Travel Blogs from Santorini, Greece

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Toward sunset, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Toward sunset

A travel blog entry by peyton

... afternoon. If only you could capture the moment and dole it out in seconds as needed. Ancient medicine. Three more nights in Santorini. I am beginning to feel restless here in what feels like my mother's spiritual grave. In a land where the ...

Santorini, Greece - Cruise 1, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greece - Cruise 1

A travel blog entry by tlbuster

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Wow, Santorini Greece.  It was everything I expected and nothing like I expected.  Looking across the harbor from the ship to shore a massive cliff looms high above the water and perched precariously at the top is the town of Santorini.  ...

Day 1: The Journey begins, Delhi - Santorini, Greece travel blog

Day 1: The Journey begins

A travel blog entry by indiantraveler

... excess baggage usually means they've been spending their shopping dollars in the country? Anyhow, the tiny little aircraft lands at Sunny Santorini - at last - and we step out to an icy shower of rain and ferocious gusts of wind. We get two taxis ...

Santorini and Paros, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini and Paros

A travel blog entry by campbellsabroad

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... , as mum had thought we might walk. It was a cliff! And it was about 30 degrees. Even she had to change her mind. Santorini is an island separated into 3 bits as a result of a volcanic eruption and most of the buildings are on the top of the cliff ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by julienrl

We spent the 8th 9th and 10th on santorini where we got an awesome hotel room; 2 beds, shower, toilet(that has no suction) tv and fridge for 14 euros per night. It was crazy, the regular, in season fare, was of 60-80 euros per night. We also rented a quad ...

Help me!, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Help me!

A travel blog entry by evafordham

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... well, chasing us. Joe and I were freaked! We managed to find refuge at the local Dominican Nun monastary. We did see a gorgeous sunsent--Santorini is well-known for that, as well as other parts of the island when we got driving around. But again, poor ...

Kamari Beach, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Kamari Beach

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... instead. We then drove across the Island to the town of Oia - famed for its spectacular sunsets. A volcano in 1600BC formed Santorini as it is today. The huge cliffs of the Caldera form an almost complete circle creating a very dramatic setting. ...

ATVs in Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

ATVs in Santorini

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... on an ATV is much more fun than on a car.  We arrived at red beach, one of the many famous volcanic sand beaches on Santorini, and you guesses it… it has red sand.  To reach it we had to walk over the rocky headland but around the corner ...

Last View of Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Last View of Santorini

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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... buried in the volcanic explosion in 3500BCE.  Afterwards, the three of us went browsing in the shops and took some last photos to remember Santorini.  This afternoon, we head to Crete, so our next entry will be there! Enjoy the new ...

A True Greek Isle, Santorini, Greece travel blog

A True Greek Isle

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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Sorry, still just pics.  I'm having a ...

More Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

More Santorini

A travel blog entry by kandyante

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Of course there is ...

Heaven on a cliff, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Heaven on a cliff

A travel blog entry by stephgraeme

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We arrived at Santorini this morning and couldn't anchor because the water is too deep so the ship stays in place using its thrusters. We went ashore by tender and it all worked very well because the Greek shipping union says that we have to use their ...

Under the Volcano, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Under the Volcano

A travel blog entry by peyton

... things get hot in the sun, I pull in to the nearest cafe and down a beer. You have seen pictures of Santorini if you have ever seen an ad for Greece. It's the country's poster child. But I somehow feel less inclined to explore its 40km than I did on ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by kscottho

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... that it is the same one that I carried across from Australia from Ice-Cream-Mountain and I guess it was originally from Santorini. Here's the low down on Thins interesting little Island. It was created by a volcano and since there are very few ...

Santorini again...., Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini again....

A travel blog entry by snystrom

This one night was funny...we stayed at the same place...except...the room this time was shit (maybe because they knew it was only 1 night). Anyways...it was infested with spiders, which didnt help christine out at all and kept her awake most of the ...

Go Donkey Go!!, Perissa, Greece travel blog

Go Donkey Go!!

A travel blog entry by ericavt

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... -fashioned kind of sailboat (mind you, it never used the sails) and sailed over to seperate islets (still considered part of Santorini I think ). The first one we climbed up to the top where we saw the cauldera of the active volcano... apparently they can ...

Santorini Exploring, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini Exploring

A travel blog entry by lbg.jacameron

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... caught the public bus (1.60 EURO - 25 mins) around to a the gorgeous town of Ia which is at the northern tip of Santorini.  I think everyone else had the same idea us as this is where you see the gorgeous sunsets. Again there was picture perfect ...

Santorini - Sun, Sun, Sun and George's food!, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini - Sun, Sun, Sun and George's food!

A travel blog entry by carocal

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... in Athens and we're only a couple of days from being home now, so you all get to ask us about the trip in person! :) Santorini was great! To sum it up it's been all about sun, pool, beach, drinking and of course George's food. George runs a ...

Bits and Bobs, Imerovigli, Greece travel blog

Bits and Bobs

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... ;     Next we are off the the black sand beach.  A friend of my husband's told him that he had visited Santorini 35 years ago and slept on this beach because there wasn't a tourist infrastructure then.  geez, you think?   Well, we ...

SANTORINI, Santorini, Greece travel blog

SANTORINI

A travel blog entry by stevencranston

... their kids on a remote beach, and just generally exploring the island. At sunset we rode up to IA and saw the world famous Santorini sunset, which was beautiful and well worth the effort. We went down to the main strip and had a few drinks in what ...

Third Island, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Third Island

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... (good job though!). The people are very friendly, and it's not so touristy. It's a nice stop-over on the way to Santorini (a nauseating 8 hr ride on a tiny ferry: smoking=seats on the right, non-smoking=seats on the left). Our third island is by far ...

Santorini - Boat Cruise, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini - Boat Cruise

A travel blog entry by gas_greece

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We went to Oia for a sunset after a day of walking around an active volcano in the caldera then visiting an old Greek port on the way to Oia. The path goes practically straight up from sea level to the tops of the cliffs. Apparently it is only in the ...

Hiking All Over Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Hiking All Over Santorini

A travel blog entry by pomeroys

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... active volcano caldera and hiked to the top of the small caldera.  Great views from the next volcano to blast in Santorini. Heading back we utilized the island transportation system.  Kim and Marin took the mules back up the hill while the boys ...

Lots of steps, and some lying around..., Santorini, Greece travel blog

Lots of steps, and some lying around...

A travel blog entry by lynnster

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... to expect it and I just think, "I can always order something less expensive. I want the view so I'll pay." I mean, I'm in Santorini for God's sake. I will soak up the view for all it's worth. Unfortunately, the opening soundtrack to today's tasty lunch ...

Katie trumps Justine, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Katie trumps Justine

A travel blog entry by jkeurotrip

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Back to reality, we are once again on the move!! We left Santorini on a night ferry and pulled into Athens at around 6 in the morning. We hopped on a bus at 9 that took us to Patras, and then got another ferry from Patras to Bari Italy. Katie officially ...

Donkey Ho!  Off on a Run!, Imerovigli, Greece travel blog

Donkey Ho! Off on a Run!

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... your travels.  We bought our standard magnet and found a lovely ceramic tile, handpainted with one of the windmills of Santorini which unfortunately, there is apparently only one left with sails on it and it doesn't work.  We passed one without ...

Astounding Santorini, Santorini Island, Greece travel blog

Astounding Santorini

A travel blog entry by mike-christelle

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Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by bucksbeach

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... most distinctive "donkey" odour and makes for occasionally dangerous walking.... Knees have been feeling that descent for the last day or so. Santorini survives on tourism. Up to 12 ships at anchor in a day (we were lucky!!! Only 5 when we were there ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by edamame

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... coffee) in one of the many restaurants on the edge of the cliff and admiring the dramatic views.  The atmosphere in Santorini is very relaxed compared to lively and trendy Mykonos.  We were surprised to find out that by 11pm most shops are ...

Santorini sunset, Thira, Greece travel blog

Santorini sunset

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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... It was very enjoyable and satisfying to cook. I enjoy cooking so this was a nice chance to relax and eat in for a change. Santorini is known for its scenery as its all volcanic with massive calderas that go straight into the bright blue water. We did an ...

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