Astir Thira Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... which was closed for restoration and the Raphael rooms which we had tried to walk through before the chapel, but the crowd just made it impossible - I can't even imagine what it's like trying to visit in the peak of summer. We then had lunch at a place Emily had found online, probably the only hipster place in Rome. They're selling point was that you order premade pizzas and pay by weight for what you order - they found it appropriate to put bean curd and alfalfa on ...
... from. Indeed there are the remains of a great civilization here. The Akrotiri archeological site on the island's southern tip is probably the Aegean's most intact ancient settlement. Just prior to the big eruption the residents of Akrotiri fled. They were probably warned by a series of earthquakes that something very bad was going down. Soon after they left the island blew up, covering Akrotiri with a thick layer of ash and rock. ...
... normally shaped round island. After a huge eruption around 1600BC, it collapse into the Aegean sea and only left part of the caldera above the water. As you sail into port you actually enter the center of the caldera surrounded by sheer 300 foot cliffs rising out of crystal blue water and topped with white-washed towns sprinkled along the edge. I think cruise ships disembark at the base of the town of Fira where you can ride a donkey or catch a ...
Today we woke up to another beautiful morning with the sun shining and it was 31 degrees. We went and had buffet style breakfast of bacon, eggs, sausages, mushrooms and orange juice followed by fruit and cereal.
We decided to rent a quad bike for two days and within 5 minutes of enquiring at the desk, our bike had arrived at the hotel. We got kitted up like Starsky and Hutch with our helmets on and after a quick run down ...
Santorini, the Greek island most noted in pictures around the world with it's white washed buildings and blue shutters. Did it live up to it's picture postcard views?
It was a gorgeous day. Always a good start.
Our boat was moored a little way away from the old port so this meant they had to ferry us across to the shore. This is a real effort with a ship of over 1500 people, most of which herd together not willing to give ...