Travel Blogs from Santorini, Greece

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Relax Day, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Relax Day

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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Done little else today other than relax by the pool (our tans are coming along well), have some lunch and now the Internet. Our Ferry to Athens is at 10:30 tonight, but we are not expecting to leave on time or arrive in Athens at the expected time of ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by msu

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The sunset at Santorini Our spirits are high as our airplane lands on the island of Santorini. We can't wait to see the famous white vernacular buildings with blue roofs hugging the edge of the terrain. We could not have arrived at a more ...

Cruising the Islands, Santorini, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Cruising the Islands

A travel blog entry by llk

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... Port of Pireaus in Athens on Monday, the Captain of the ship we are on - the Galileo - decided we should head straight to Santorini because he was concerned about the weather later in the week and wanted to make sure we got to Santorini since that is the ...

Santorini, Perissa, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by island_girl

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... who were my age were just on a short trip and then heading straight back to school (the british fellows). Anyway, besides the company, Santorini is great. The town isn't as scenic as Ios, but i really haven't had a chance to explore the actual historic ...

A beautiful island, at the cost of a civilization, Santorini, Greece travel blog

A beautiful island, at the cost of a civilization

A travel blog entry by biruvia

... outside our rooms and decided to head up to Oia at the north of the island for sunset. Oia for sunset is on every Santorini vacation itinerary.  It's a perfect setting, but hardly a secret.  You need to arrive at least an hour early to scope ...

Santorini; island of blue and white, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini; island of blue and white

A travel blog entry by sarveraj

Santorini, the most painted island of Greece. It's famous for it's beautiful white church with a large blue dome. Most of the other buildings follow suit with this color scheme. If you have seen The Sisterhood of the traveling pants- it's that island. ...

Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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... of trees on the other side of the world.  It also buried several Bronze Age, likely Minoan, settlements on Santorini and likely created tsunamis that flattened settlements in Crete. For a thousand years or so afterwards, no trace of ...

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 ...

Stormy days on Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Stormy days on Santorini

A travel blog entry by keshiak

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Greetings, from beautiful Santorini ! Yesterday was my first full day on the island and I was feeling ambitious. I woke up early despite not having a great sleep (because of coughing and hacking all over the place), and decided I was going to make 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 ...

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 ...

Picture Postcards, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Picture Postcards

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

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One of the most popular pictures of Greece is from the island of Santorini.   You know it - the village/town with all of the whitewashed buildings with blue roofs. In fact, it is so popular, many people think that all of Greece looks like this and ...

Most Beautiufl place on earth. SANTORINI, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Most Beautiufl place on earth. SANTORINI

A travel blog entry by ellenhealey

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... and not beautiful at all, Luckily we only spent a few hours docked in the Port there and were soon cruising our way to SANTORINI!  As soon as we docked in Santorini I was becoming an emotional wreck, the white buildings lacing the tops of the ...

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 ...

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