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Santorini is about 200 km southeast of Greece and is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera which forms the southernmost part of the Cyclades group of islands. It is a small island with an area of about 28 square miles and a population of 15,550.
Santorini is what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island, and created the ...
... jog down the path far enough so that I could take a few pictures. Marg, who had never ridden anything "live" before, asked me to take pictures of her and her donkey (her husband was taking the cable car down) so that she could show her grand kids how brave she was.
Taking pictures on the way down the donkey trail turned out to be a "bob and weave" exercise. After jogging ahead of the group, grabbing a few shots, I would then be faced with trying to avoid being run over ...
... being married, all
lined up waiting for their short ceremony to be performed with the
backdrop being the beautiful caldera. White wedding gowns and
bouquets etc. Unfortunately they had each ceremony blaring through
an extremely loud speaker which was very intrusive. Apparently the
islanders detest all these people flocking here to get married,
hundreds of them according to Ken's tour ...
... good too. The beaches here are beautiful and not warm but not cold either, just right, which is perfect because the sun is so hot. Most days were mid 30s give or take a degree or 2. We were staying in Perissa, perfect swimming beach and not too many people. The beach was a 2 minute walk from our hotel. We also put our towels down on the sand as that was free or you could pay for a lounger. We didn't have the money for that or the need and didn't mind lying on the sand. Done ...
... and a relax. It was interesting being at the black beach, the sand was also very hot. After lunch and a swim we got back on the coach and were driven to Santos winery. We were given the opportunity to try some wines and have a look around the gift shop. The winery also had great views of the island and the water, so a few pictures were taken here.
After this we went back to the coach, went back to the hotel. At the hotel i dropped off some ...