Travel Blogs from Santorini, Greece

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Santorini, Greece - Cruise 3, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greece - Cruise 3

A travel blog entry by tlbuster

Tendering, tendering, back to the volcanic lands...(sung to the tune of Sailing, sailing).  On this itinerary we arrived in Santorini, Greece - the white city on top of the mountains of lava ash - in the early morning and left in the early ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by joshandtara

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Today's stop was Santorini, a Greek Island about as far south as the islands reach into the Mediterranean. Santorini is one of the most amazing places that I have ever been. I had no idea what this place actually was until we arrived. It is the world's ...

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 ...

yasu from santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

yasu from santorini

A travel blog entry by salisbury5

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... off with another walk and then relaxing by the pool  its now 9.00 and I am feeling very relaxed after another ouzo, ahhhh Santorini, loving it.   Tomorrow we might hire a car and have a look at the other side of the island. Bye for ...

Greece, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Greece

A travel blog entry by sarahkuula

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... ferry to Santorini. We had to come back through Athens to catch our flight back to London anyway so we decided to go straight to Santorini instead. We waited around until there was a bus that would take us to the ferry, took the 45 minute bus ride to the ...

Blue water, white buildings, gyros and feta!, Greek Isles - Santorini and Paros, Greece travel blog

Blue water, white buildings, gyros and feta!

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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... a ferry, to any island, will cost you at most $30...we did everything listed above and found that you could spend a year simply exploring Greece! So, Dimi -- I'm not sure why you left this place.... but I hope she has a great....ummmm.... personality ...

Santorini, beautiful, Fira, Greece travel blog

Santorini, beautiful

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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... had enough time to escape the volcano. We then had a bit of a hike to the red beach. There are black,white and red beaches on santorini. We chose the red beach as we hadn't seen one before, but it was the hardest to get to with a hike along a cliff. But ...

Three Days in Oia, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Three Days in Oia

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

...  powerful eruption known to have occurred on earth.  That explosion destroyed most of the island of Santorini (previously called Thera) and completely transformed the island.  (The resulting tsunami devastated and transformed life ...

The Greek Isles, Santorini, Greece travel blog

The Greek Isles

A travel blog entry by croixfamily

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... matches (such as last night, Arsenal vs. Barcelona), and it's a nice break from the normal grind of staying in the hotel room doing homework. Not a bad way to spend a few days. We leave Santorini today for Athens, and then head to Cairo on ...

Santorini, Greece, Thera, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greece

A travel blog entry by carinamjones

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One of our first stops on our Greek Island cruise was Santorini. Around 1600 BC the island was circular but a colossal volcanic eruption caused the centre of the island to sink leaving a caldera and the dramatic cliffs we see today. Not a lot of ...

Greek Islands, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by melvic

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... weather the ferries have been cancelled 2 days in a row and we can't get to Mykonos which is our next destination. Anyway about Santorini, we arrived here last Tuesday the 18th Sep byt Ferry from Athens, the Ferry was good and took 4 hours. The owner of ...

The not so picturesque view of Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

The not so picturesque view of Santorini

A travel blog entry by kiaelise

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... led to a dock that is full of hawkers and tourists.  I know, you're completely shocked to find either of these things on Santorini, Greece.  Anyway, since Santorini is built on top of a Caldera (why in God's name someone thought THAT was a good ...

Oh Yeeeah, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Oh Yeeeah

A travel blog entry by lolly13

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Wow!  Santorini is truly the most beautiful place I have ever seen. Huong, Jennifer and I really enjoyed our time in Santorini!  We arrived Tuesday morning and our hotel was wonderful.  It overlooked the Caldera, and it really did not look ...

Greek Islands, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by colin_tameka

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... all very drunk and exhuasted. Needless to say we woke up felling extremelly ill and hungover. Thursday we caught the ferry to Santorini ( a 4 hour ferry ride) and found our Hotel which is on the cliff at Thira. The room is amazing and has slippers ...

SANTORINI -A BREATHTAKING ISLAND, Santorini, Greece travel blog

SANTORINI -A BREATHTAKING ISLAND

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... 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 car.  ...

Heaven in the middle of nowhere, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Heaven in the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by beth

... right away). I love hearing people talk about how they are paying $175 a night. I took the ferry from Athens to this Santorini, which meant another night on the boat deck chair. Unfortunately my boat was going to THE party island (Ios) so it was ...

GREECE MONKEYS, Santorini, Greece travel blog

GREECE MONKEYS

A travel blog entry by cc_world_tour

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... island of Rhodes and then another ferry to Fethiye in Turkey but after consulting a few travel agents, we discovered that ferries from Santorini run less regularly than we anticipated and that our quick trip to Turkey was going to take more like two days, ...

Santorini- The Trip Ends Here, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini- The Trip Ends Here

A travel blog entry by lmk

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I am currently on the island of Santorini, and it is BEAUUUUTIFUL!  Due to some lame ferry scheduling, we only have 3 nights here, and I'm very sad about it.  We're actually going to see how much money we'd lose if we changed our flight to a ...

Santorini, Greece, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greece

A travel blog entry by ryanlacey

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So sorry about the delay in updating the photos but the internet speed here on the islands in like 28k so its just not worth my time and money at this point. When I find a faster speed I will most definitely load a ton of photos. A quick story that I ...

Thor Strikes!!!, Imerovigli, Greece travel blog

Thor Strikes!!!

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

              Last night we had the  most amazing thunder and lightening storm.  Wind from the west sweeping up from the caldera and rattling the doors and windows.  Great booming blasts of thunder. ...

Sunshine, ThÝra, 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 ...

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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... the sea looked a lot calmer and it was early so I headed to the reception in the square - this is my last full day in Santorini and I want to go on a cruise and swim in the Agean sea. Reception said the cruise was still happening as the weather is meant ...

Santorini, Greece - Cruise 4, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini, Greece - Cruise 4

A travel blog entry by tlbuster

Santorini, named for the famous Saint Irini in Greece, greeted us with open arms of sunshine and cool breezes amidst rough seas.  Tendering caused the little boat to rise and fall with the giant swells and though I didn't take any medicine for ...

Santorini - Let's get this trip started, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini - Let's get this trip started

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... the northernmost part of the island, famous for its sunsets. We walked around a bit and got to see the postcard santorini (all whitewashed building, blue domed churches, all built into steep cliffs overlooking the sea).  It really was amazing...they ...

Day 1 - Sunny Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Day 1 - Sunny Santorini

A travel blog entry by indiantraveler

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... go out. Unbathed and feeling like hippies, we head for the nearby supermarket to stock up on basics - bottled water, milk, pasta, Santorini tomatoes, onions and garlic...M and I rustle up a quick lunch of rice and dal which we scarf down quickly. ...

Santorini, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Santorini

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

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We took a day off from being tourists in Santorini, Greece, and enjoyed a perfect, warm, sunny spring day on the bay beneath the steep cliffs of this island. The scenery is spectacular. The villages atop the cliffs are whitewashed, so the tops of the ...

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 ...

We REALLY like this island!, Santorini, Greece travel blog

We REALLY like this island!

A travel blog entry by justandlyndal

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Wow... this island is incredible.... Volcanic Island just off the coast, really high cliffs (yep - another cable car ride), lots of souvlaki and beers.... And still really really hot!! Doing an island tour tomorrow to see some of the ancient sites... ...

Bus 1 - Hyundai 0, Ia, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Bus 1 - Hyundai 0

A travel blog entry by dfdippel

I read somewhere that renting a scooter in Santorini is a sure way to get yourself killed. This is due to the fact that Greece has the highest accident rate in Europe and the islands are even worse with the small winding roads and tourists unfamiliar ...

Greek Island Living, Santorini, Greece travel blog

Greek Island Living

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... place and I’m glad I made the effort to taxi there. It felt like swimming on Mars. There are black beaches too. Santorini is somewhere I would return if the opportunity arose. I’m told that Brad and Angelina have a place here, so I might just ...

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