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Ok kicking off with Rome. We set off after breakfast and caught the train into town and headed for the Spanish steps. They were pretty cool and the fountain at the bottom is nice, but honestly I'm not sure why they've become such a massive tourist thing, they're some long and pretty steps, but the hype seems much more than site. Next up the colosseum - or that was the plan until we saw the line and got a handy tip from lonely planet that when you buy your ticket to the Roman ...
... it would be quicker and, with the fuel gauge having dropped below empty, we were a bit worried but we made it.
We headed out for our last meal on the Greek Islands to a place where Dane had spotted ribs cooking on the rotisserie. We were reading the menu out the front and examining the prices not feeling entirely enticed but after the boss, who was standing out the front, threw in a 10% discount and a bottle of wine we were sold!
... island of Santorini was partly formed by a volcano, the sand at the beaches and the cliffs are made of different colours of volcanic rock. At Red Beach we decided to catch a boat to see another famous beach in Santorini, White Beach. Just as the name suggests the cliffs and stones on White beach were a brilliant bright white. Some of the cliffs were so white that they resembled icebergs! White Beach is ...
... left. We pass a few buildings under renovation, as well as one big wall being given a fresh coat of light blue paint. The painter stopped sloshing the paint on with his broom long enough for us to walk up the stairs next to the wall!! I had visions of splattered blue paint all over me! We didn't make it to the square as they were digging up the footpath and we couldn't get through. Our tour guide Lisa later said that the elections for mayor were ...
... salad with figs, pine-cones (ie: pine nuts!), pomegranates, chicken, lettuce & vinaigrette. We also shared the stuffed chicken meal and walked out extremely satisfied!
We then ventured out of Fira to the Akrotiri archeological site. It had been discovered in the 1950's covered in ash (similar to Pompeii). It has been partially excavated, and to protect the site a building has been built over the site to ...