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... to see the pristine blue waters and white, Cliffside buildings that are featured in all of the postcards and pictures on pinterest. Obviously that was not the case but after an interesting and slightly nerve wracking drive from the airport we arrived at the small village of Oia which is literally where all of the pictures we’ve seen are from.
What a magical place and to top it all off, the cave house that we had rented was situated with a beautiful ...
... and probably one of the most photographed towns on the planet. At the opposite (bottom end) of the island are the ruins of Akrotiri. These ruins have long been associated with/ linked to the stories of Atlantis. We then drove down to the Island's co-operative winery for some wine tasting and a few nibbles. Our last stop for the day was the township of Fira which is the "capital" of the island. Again, it is a beautiful little town full of little twisting lanes with a ...
... over the place! I also fell in love with a bracelet...but on discovering the price I decided I could probably attempt to make one myself at some point! We hadn't intended to, but ended up walking down 235 steep rough cut steps, shared with donkeys, down to Amoudi bay! The donkeys had bells, so as soon as we heard them we hugged the corner wall to keep our of the way, as they struggled past carrying people back up the hill. Poor donkeys! ...they're ...
... included, climbed right onto the bus and got seats. Guess that made up for the rude people earlier today. It was much nicer riding the bus back when we were going around the winding roads and we were seated. And to make matters even more wonderful, we recognized our bus stop and got off at the correct place!! Huzzah!!!
Hubby wanted to rest a bit so he took a nap and I labeled photos. Only a little over 100 ...
... was to rent a quad bike; this was one of the best decisions we made It gave us independence and freedom to explore on our own. We jetted off to all corners of the island, enjoyed pina coladas overlooking the famous sunset, the beautiful black and red sand beaches, and the beauty of the cobblestoned shopping street just minutes from our hotel.
But our incredible experience didn't stop there. When dreaming of visiting the Greek Islands, I had ...