Travel Blogs from Imerovigli
JOURNEY: Barcelona, Athens, Santorini - 2000+kms by air
WEATHER: Fine, sunny, mid 20's
Up bright and early on this Monday, St Jordi's day, the most romantic day of the Barcelonian calender; a bit like St Valentine's Day in Australia but here men give their partners a red rose and women give their mates a book. So Plaza …
... 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 ...
... however no where near as dramatic as the Amalfi coast! Once in Oia we walked around the town and up to one end which was the end of the island! Amazing views - everywhere you go there is some sort of view of the ocean! Throughout Oia there are lots of little shops and a few cafes. The shops were pretty cool, lots of little art galleries, linen shops and majority of stuff ...
... in Indonesian when they brought out a beautiful chocolate birthday cake complete with candles. He was both pleased and embarrassed. As we were in Katakolon, he got to go to Olympia. Its going to take a lot to top this birthday:-)
Tomorrow, we are in Athens (Pireaus) and the next day so hope to be better organised and attach some photos.
... by the time we got to Oia, and after looking around and taking even more photos, we were happy to get the air-conditioned bus back to Fira.
Tonight it turned out we were lucky enough to be in Santorini during its annual Volcano Festival - where they set off fireworks on the caldera to 'recreate' the erruption that created ...
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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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