Travel Blogs from Santorini, Greece

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Red Beach, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Red Beach

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... to the black sand beach nearby and had dinner on the promenade.  I tried cuttlefish, which I’d seen on menus throughout Santorini.  It was a pretty good – a lot like calamari, with some bits consisting of thick, solid strips.  ...

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 ...

Suntourini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Suntourini

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope

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... bar and watched the sun setting over the coast down beside the volcano in the bay. We had a few drinks and a history lesson of Santorini and how it was formed, all the while drinking away on a balcony. They even had VB at the bar……I still ...

Athens - Mykonos - Santorini, Mykonos and Santorini, Greece travel blog

Athens - Mykonos - Santorini

A travel blog entry by beyermatt

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... very useful and helpful. We rented a small studio apartment in the city of Oia. The city of Oia is charming - all of Santorini is charming and complete unique from another of the Greek isles because of it's landscape - many of the cities (including ...

Postcard perfect Santorini, Fira, Greece travel blog

Postcard perfect Santorini

A travel blog entry by vagabonderz

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... of options which were more reasonably priced. In the end however, we decided to stay put and splurge on other indulgences. Santorini is MUCH touristier than we'd anticipated, especially at this time of year. Fira is overpriced and, compared to Naxos, ...

New found love for Greece: Santorini., Santorini, Greece travel blog

New found love for Greece: Santorini.

A travel blog entry by mysuppression

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... into the mini bus, I soon became transported up and around the upward spiralling roads to heaven. What a completely different feel. Santorini didn’t scream, "Look at me! I’m awesome!" like I felt in Mykonos, it whispered, “I’m ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by julie.lockie

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12 June Arrived in Santorini today after short flight from Athens. Just how you see it on all the postcards beautiful blue sea, sunshine clear skies and white buildings along the cliff top. We decided to rent a quad bike as there is a lot to see but too ...

Most beautiful Greek island, oh and the sunsets!!!, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Most beautiful Greek island, oh and the sunsets!!!

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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Santorini 7 September 2005 - Wednesday Another Greek island, Santorini (Thira). That was amazing. An island surrounding an active volcano which was last active 50 years ago. Apparently all the adjacent islands used to be one HUGE island but 1600BC ...

Santorini Day Trip, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini Day Trip

A travel blog entry by sobby

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Okay first of all our day trip in Santorini might just equal the best day ever. It started with a hike up an active volcano. There was lava running only 4 km below where we were standing. When you dug a hole in the sand you could feel how hot it ...

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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... an indifferent pizza lunch, we stroll on towards the town square, where there's a beautiful church with a belfry. All over Santorini, church roofs are painted a vibrant turquoise, which makes them look very inviting. The walls of most buildings are ...

Bad things come in threes, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Bad things come in threes

A travel blog entry by markturner

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The sun rose through the window and Holly was not looking any better. After breakfast I took her straight to the Fira medical centre. She was quickly admitted and seen by a very smart english speaking doctor who told us straight away Holly had ...

Santorini, Greek Islands, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by lancastersgapyr

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... because we went to the beach.  This place is second in all the places in the whole Europe travel.  The beach was great and we played in the water almost all day.  Santorini was over all a really great and awesome stay. ...

Ride 'em Donkey!, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Ride 'em Donkey!

A travel blog entry by jasndan

... up to get to Oia (said Eeya). We got on bus number 6, and went up a windy road through the landscape of Santorini. Now it wasn't quite what I expected..I expected greenery and houses closer together, but the houses were sparse and the lanscape sparse. ...

Third day in Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Third day in Santorini

A travel blog entry by eugineanded

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... sunset is absolutely stunning. We managed to get a table overlooking the ocean from a magnificent restaurant called Kastro. If you're in Santorini, this place is a must. By the way, driving the ATV along the windy roads off of cliffs is also a thrill. ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by pathenger

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Finally after wanting to go to Greece for 20 years we arrived in Santorini after a long lay over in Athens. The coastline is dramatic and just as imagined with unbelievable blue water and sparkling white houses. Rented a car and drove all over the ...

A few notes on Greek Islands, Crete, Santorini, Ephesus, Greece travel blog

A few notes on Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by cindy_king

... goat noises of happiness. I was thinking about the buffet on the cruise ship. (Sleepy smurf and Hungry smurf). I highly recommend Santorini, Crete for the history buff, Rhodes for the medieval history buff, Patmos for those of you who love St. John the ...

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

From Italy, to Greece.

A travel blog entry by nickolt

... The hostel we stayed at was awesome too. We got free breakfast, and free dinner. From Corfu we had a hellish journey to get to Santorini. We were in transit for a little over 24 hours. We first had to take an overnight bus from Corfu to Athens. We ...

Island Sailing: Meet our Skipper(s), Crew and Boat, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Island Sailing: Meet our Skipper(s), Crew and Boat

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... in the downtown area of Santorini is also where Lauren began her "milkshake" phase...they are very good in Greece, and readily available.  The main town of Santorini is Fira, and is pretty touristy (tours, mopeds, scooters, ATVs, etc...)  We met ...

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 ...

Sailing around the volcano, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Sailing around the volcano

A travel blog entry by tplimmer

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... of really hurt and I couldn't believe the smile she kept on her face. She kept saying "well. at least I fell down in Santorini. On a volcano. I have a story to tell." We met an interesting pair from America; a father and daughter (Sergio and Ana) and we ...

Sunset in Santorni, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Sunset in Santorni

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... taste in my mouth, it was later washed out with an evening of delicious food, beautiful Greek sunsets and wandering through Santorini's winding white alleyways. The morning of our last full day in Santorini dawned as bright and warm as the rest. ...

volcanoes!, Fira, Greece travel blog

volcanoes!

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... was cool because there was sulfuric (mmm yum) steam coming out of the inside of the main crater, and the views of the rest of Santorini and it's isles and the horizon was increidble. Also staying at our hostel was this lady and her 12 yr. old daughter, ...

Getting around the Island, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Getting around the Island

A travel blog entry by tksampson

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Now that we have accustomed ourselves to Greek driving - we decided to rent a car and see the island!  First stop - the famous black beach - over 5 km long - and really black!  The tour guides say to not where white bathing suits if ...

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