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... was an amazing walk with some absolutely stunning views. There's donkeys chilling halfway along with the guy offering to take you the rest of the way, but we took some photos of them and carried on walking. You eventually get to a church on the top of a hill where you can look down onto Oia in the distance with water on both sides. So good, we highly recommend.
We got into Oia about an hour and a half before sunset and instantly knew we were in for a rough ...
... I wouldn't say the palace was great, it was a bit disappointing, there had been too much 'restoration', one was never sure what was original and what wasn't. It wasn't as well done as the Roman stuff. On the whole, I would still suggest going there, but probably after going to the archeology museum.
We took the bus back into town and had some tasty grilled meat for lunch. The table next to us had three boys, the youngest of which was just a cute bundle ...
... bus, I soon became transported up and around the upward spiralling roads to heaven.
What a completely different feel. Santorini didn’t scream, "Look at me! I’m awesome!" like I felt in Mykonos, it whispered, “I’m beautiful and untouched, and I don’t have to show off, because I am what I am”.
As I made my way through the streets to meet BJ, from a distance we took a minute to make sure we were who we were as ...
... incredibly slow pace such work requires.
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Thursday 15 May
Kea Island and Cape Sounio before final sail back to Athens.
Yet another little island with a small population, the difference is this one is only 40 minutes from Athens. This makes it a favourite weekend destinations for Athenians who can swell by population by around 12,000 in good weather. The island capital of ...
... town was abuzz with the news that the cable car was down, in fact all electricity was out. To get “home” to the Noordam we would have to walk down the 1000 foot cliff, somewhere between 600 and 700 steps. Off we go and before too long the donkeys join us; one of the workers asked George to lead a lady down the trail on her donkey; why we don’t know but he was a good sport and guided her all the way ...