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... cumin flavoured meatballs).
Both nights we have been given a complimentary glass of Vinsanto by the owner of the Vila. Santorini produces this sweet dessert wine.
Our cave villa is great. Buried deep in the side of the thickest of rocks, clean and renovated, it overlooks the Aegean Mediterranean ocean. It is slightly off the beaten track so not being over run by other tourists
We flew out of Rome and moved onto Santorini following a few hours between planes at Athens which allowed us to rush into town and go for a walk around the park surrounding the Acropolis (paying for admission would have been pointless - we only had 30 mins - we do like running for planes!). It was a bumpy landing in Santorini, and once we reached our hotel it was all too clear why - the wind was HOWLING over the island!
Santorini is one of three ...
... a two hour ride that was as SMOOTH as any boat ride I have ever taken and the time was utilized by closing my eyes and relaxing. I knew that after a one and half hour bus ride when I arrived in Crete I would not reach my room until 11pm or so (hence I needed to conserve my energy) and the time passed very quickly. Next moment ARRIVAL CRETE was announced on the P.A. System in five different languages so I steeled myself for the departure process that would probably be as slow as the boarding ...