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... everything in. Apparently in the summer time the crowds are so bad that along with the heat you have to fight tooth and nail to get a decent picture and it becomes really difficult to appreciate the majesty of everything. No thank you. So we took full advantage of this off-season perk, spending most of a couple hours just walking around and doing our best to appreciate everything.
After feeling good about covering the Acropolis, we headed down the hill and back ...
When people think of Greece, many imagine Santorini. The entire cluster of volcanic islands are lifted high above sea level with sheer cliffs on all sides. Clusters of small white homes are perched precariously on the cliff's edge all vying for the best spot along the islands perimeter. We wanted to get the most out of our stop, so we chartered a tour that would take us to the active volcano, a hot springs, and then to the villages on the ...
... find the local bus. Again, the local bus was a huge tour bus with underneath storage rather than a regular transit type bus. It took a long time to load up and a really long time among all the other busses and vans to drive up to the top of the island. At one point we had to wait while an ambulance with its lights flashing drove by the long convoy of vehicles.
After a stop in Fira and a few others, we finally made it to Oia. After a ...
... there's still more day. After hubby got up, I wanted to walk over to the small peninsula that juts off our section of island and has a natural feature on top that looks like castle ruins until you look closely and see that it is rock. We head in that direction and finally figure out that it means we are going to have to go down steps to the very bottom of the cliffs and then climb up the hills on the peninsula side. We got ...
... fixing up things with the boat. We have our tables set for us and the collect amazing food and then they clear it all away again. Very cute! The first day we had our beds made up for us and one the of the crew folded our towels into a love heart. Aww. The landscape of the Greek islands is also very interesting - they are so barren and so dry. I guess I imagine tropical islands where the land a lush and green but it is so dry here and very rocky.
About to dock on another island!!