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... up pistachios, almonds and other nuts and then completely
saturated in honey. It is pure happiness in a box. We split a piece while
sitting at one end of the cliff looking back over Oia. It was one of those
“doesn’t get much better than this” moments.
When we arrived back at the base
of Fira we found the donkey station and a man led us to a lineup of 5 or 6
donkeys. In Greek he babbled on and gestured at which donkey we could each ...
... led indirectly to the collapse of the Minoan civilization on the island of Crete, 110 km (68 mi) to the south, through a gigantic tsunami. Another popular theory holds that the Thera eruption is the source of the legend of Atlantis.
Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic explosion that destroyed the earliest settlements on a ...
... of our group ascended on donkeys. The rest of us took the cable car. The gleaming white houses are typical of the Greek Islands.
The ship doesn't have internet so we have to go into the small town to an internet cafe. But today is Wed and everything is closed for siesta. So I'll send the blogs out as I can.
... we both laughed.
What a glorious place, heaven on earth is Oia, Santorini.
4 OCTOBER 2012 - This morning wasn’t a great one for me unfortunately had no sleep as Troy was snoring so loud all night. We didn’t order room service for breakfast so we went to the restaurant. We sat at a table near the pool overlooking the caldera, beautiful. Breakfast is just delicious, very good quality food and all so good. We were ...
... prawns too! Then we had a swim, the sand was black at this beach. We caught the bus back to our hotel and then walked back into town for dinner and a drink to watch another lovely sunset. Santorini was a very nice place but can be very busy with the tourists, especially when there are many cruise ships pulling in. It is also a really romantic island and you see many couples watching those beautiful sunsets. The next day we got the ferry to Paros ...