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... br> The site is interesting and the representations of how historians believed the palace to be are certainly impressive. Our guide for the day had a well worn book with illustrations that (if we could have seen them through the sea of IPads taking photos) show how it probably was. There are books like this throughout Greece - they show a photo of the current ruins and an overlay that shows how it was .....in the beginning! ...
... time on this very special island. The island itself is much larger than I thought with so many places to explore and so many tavernas to visit:) We've done a good blend of relaxing by the pool, catching up on stories, visiting the beach, drinking, eating and visiting ancient sites but we've only begun to scratch the surface of this intriguing corner of ...
... and well executed museum. Luckily, most of the explanations were also in English.
Our final day was spent wandering in the city. We walked on the ancient city wall and then bought a natural sponge from a fisherman. He assured us we wouldn't find a better quality sponge from anyone else! It was extremely windy that day - the harbor was wild with waves crashing over the Venetian wall. We had dinner overlooking the harbor. A great end to a busy ...
... lose their hearts in San Francisco, and some lose their asses in Vegas, but I lost my hat in Santorini!!
Our hotel in Oia, Atlantida Villas, also located on the rim and overlooking the caldera, was just beautiful. The scenery was beyond what I expected. I also read that the last eruption on Santorini was in 1950 so hopefully 3 days wouldn't change anything!!
After getting settled into our rooms, ...
... Chronologically, it spans 5500 years from Neolithic to Roman times. The setup was beautiful and I was buzzing around snapping pictures of everything. I have since learned that I was also a bit of an amusement to the rest of my group! They figured I'd end up so confused I wouldn't know what write-up went with what picture!! Horrors ... Oh ye of little faith!!
We stopped between the 1st and 2nd floor and had a ...
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