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A truly stunning scene. The view from the harbour (we have to tender in) cannot be put into words. First thing this morning I took photographs from the upper deck. A selection and a short video are attached. Fortunately only two ships here today, once again we can avoid the crowds. We leave at 12:30 for a three hour tour, choosing the Cunard organized trip this time as it promises to cover quite a lot of the area. To everyone who said take the donkey - one look ...
... car over the donkey - she was very brave. Rather than pay the exorbitant day tour prices on the boat, Steve does a Google search on his phone and we are able to procure a van and driver for the day for about one quarter of the price of the ship tours. We meet our driver in the first village of Fira and we are then driven along the top of the cliffs to the northern village of Oia. The driver drops us off at the pedestrian zone and ...
... our luggage in this elevator. It is super tiny. Hard to imagine tiny. It required stacking of bags and smashing of people for just the three of us to fit. I have a picture, kind of. Hard to find a place to hold my phone to capture the whole space.
Jeff and I were soon asleep and Alex was attempting to work on his paper. I wasn’t really looking forward to saying goodbye to him in the morning but he had a plane to catch and we had more touring to do.
So for now, it is goodnight to ...
... towards the very end of the season so it wasn't super packed but I can imagine that it would be pretty hectic at peak. I wanted to have a drive of the scooter because I've never driven one before but I somehow managed to stack it before even taking off! I wasn't expecting all that power! Haha! Did nail it on my second go though, so don't judge!
Back to the hostel, we hung around for a little bit before hitting the scooter once again, this time ...
The day had finally come that I would get to visit Santorini, Greece. I was pretty excited and was therefore, willing to overlook the very early morning that resulted. The ship came into the port at 7am and our excursion departed right away. As the ship could not dock at Santorini, we had to be tendered. It was so exciting to step out onto an open ferry and look up at the very high cliffs with tiny villages ...