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The touring is over. Time for a holiday. Had an early breakfast at 5.45 am and walked down to the port to catch the big ship to Santorini. Uncertain of cruising protocols and etiquette we asked an attendant where we Economy Class passengers could go. Anywhere but the airline seats, they are for the Business Class. He suggested a seat on one of the upper decks at the stern. As usual ...
... to see how to get into Fira. We are the next town up the hill so basically, we just walk downhill for hours and hours (it seemed) and eventually we will run into all the tourists and all the shops and such. It is the end of the season which is why we got such a good Groupon but there are 3 cruise ships sitting in the caldera (the large inner body of water that was caused by part of the original volcanic island sinking). I can ...
... were in for a breathtaking time. From here we pushed on past more little uninhabited islands in the Cyclades archipelago and after another hour we had docked into Naxos. Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades and has more of a party vibe than most of the others. But from the view on the ship all we could see were more of the white goodness climbing up the small but steep mountains.
After another two hours cruising there was a sudden frenzy of activity on the ...
... have to go and see the Santorini Volcano before i go. This was worth saving for last. So pretty took a boat out to volcano and even got to walk around it. So cool to see something like that up close. Lots and lots of rock. Hot spring was enjoyable tool.
Santorini was the best money I have ever spent and I would recommend everyone to visit at some point. So much history and beautiful views. Just plain amazing. No other words for this trip.
... edge where
I could look down the steep cliff. When
we approached the top, we could hear the donkey man coming up behind us (his
donkey had bells and he had a whip) Suddenly the donkeys we were on took off
like they were racing and mine kept trying to squeeze between two others while
my legs got squashed in a donkey sandwich. It was the most terrifying while
still managing to be fun experience of my life! When the donkey man called out something all