Travel Blogs from Imerovigli
... that this place is an absolute zoo during the high season and not sure I would like it.
The place is a warren. homes are built into the cliff and on top of each other. it is a warren wherever you walk. There are some signs that direct you to hotels or restaurants or villas or shops and such but I think you can walk just about up or down along any sidewalk and you will eventually have a view and a restuarant and ...
... People were literally running to grab their cameras and trying to jostle for a good spot on the railing. Soon it was easy to see why they were in a frenzy as when we rounded a bend one of the most amazing sights that I have ever seen came into view. Perched way above the brownish volcanic jagged rocks and sheer cliffs were the towns of Oia and Fira. Their little iconic white houses with the bright blue roofs looked like snow atop a huge mountain range. The attractiveness of ...
... and had a five hour layover before flying to Santorini later in the evening.
Danny, my roommate from New York, and I had pre-decided a meeting spot in the Athens airport. It was great seeing him after nearly a month as he casually strolled to the rendezvous point in a TriBeCa t-shirt and denim jeans. I have no idea why I'm describing his clothes at this point but hey, later this week we are going to Mykonos and a little ...
... kind of parallel parked on command and he gestured to us to get
off; I finally began breathing again and realized I wasn’t going to die. A nice
Chinese guy helped me get off my donkey because the donkey man had no interest
of helping us since we’d already paid our 5 euros.
Once in Fira town we wandered
around and found a souvlaki place for lunch, claiming to have the “best
souvlaki in town”. We each got a chicken souvlaki pita ...
... crowds a bit and eventually found a little area that we could climb up on a wall and over a bit of chicken wire fence to get into. From here we could sit on the wall on the edge of the cliff and have a great view, there was only about a half dozen other people that had climbed in. Andrew and I really enjoyed the sunset, mostly because we enjoyed the company we were in. We enjoyed talking with an Aussie guy who now lived in Finland with his partner (who ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMerovigliosso Apartments Imerovigli
This is budget accommodation with the 5 star treatment. Fabulous 2 level room with a balcony overlooking the sea and sunsets. Kostas the manager is so friendly and helpful; he really goes all the way making sure you are enjoying your stay. Generous breakfast served on your balcony, with free pick up and drop service to port/airport.
20 minute scenic walk along the coast gets you to Fira. 5 minute walk to good restaurants, supermarket and bus. Fabulous!
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