Travel Blogs from Fira
... and it was a wonderful sight tho a very windy day, hence the bad hair pics !!
After Oia we completed our tour at Thira, the capital of Santorini to wander the shops, selling mostly leather goods and jewellery.
We returned to our fantastic cruise ship by a Cable car down to our tender boat.
I thought the title would generate some interest.
I've heard a lot about Santorini. When talking about it, it seems people who’ve been there brighten up and speak of how amazingly beautiful it is. Those who haven’t been there also get excited, because it seems Santorini’s is on everyone’s list to visit. And it should be.
Marissa, who I mentioned earlier, said it she was on her third trip to Mykonos. When ...
... it all in. I just wish I had some better words to explain this place, It really is something you all should do in your lifetime, it's like the world stops when your here and all the stress and worries in life just disintegrate into the plethora of postcard views that greet you from all sides
put it on your bucket list people, Santorini Rocks it hard.
We fly to Rome tonight for an epic Invasion of the Italian Capital
smell you later
Leigh and Kat
... good and we ordered a tasting menu with various types of sushi and sashimi. The strong flavours of the salty soy and various sauces and dressings were a great change from the predictable Greek food we had been eating. The walk back along the cliff top was just as good and the perfect way to walk off a fantastic meal.
Taking pictures today our camera starting making clicking sounds and for a while refused to zoom in ...
... assuring ourselves that it was good for us and would not harm us! Another day we rented a car and went to the red sand beach which was quite crowded but also pretty. The sand truly is red because it comes from the red volcanic cliffs that rise above the beach.
The weather, which had been pleasant ever since we arrived in Greece, suddenly turned very hot and very humid. On Thursday, our friend Todd Noell arrived from Atlanta to join the other four of us and the fun in Santorini continued. ...