Studios Artemis Caldera Sight
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... effective. The island slopes upwards to old Fira on the highest hill and we drove higher until we overlooked the caldera and harbour, I got a great photo of Pete standing next to an old windmill – I’d expected to see more of them but the most we saw was a complex of holiday homes being built, each unit its own white painted windmill, it looked very effective too.
Just beyond the windmill we stopped for lunch, a ...
... improvement from our last visit.
On the bus we were taken up this very very windy road "just wide enough" for buses to pass. Sometimes however one or the other would have to back up... unbelievable. We arrived safely at the top and the views are simply spectacular. Our drive took us across the countryside past the grape vines dotted all around. We are so happy to be here once again and yes it is still beautiful.
The grape vines are still lying on ...
... when I am that old! :)
Our hotel ironically was once thought of as the lower class housing of the island as it is built into the mountain and is directly across from the volcano. (Do not think about it being active… do not think about it being active!) Now it is one of many hotels/rooms that are highly sought after for the view and the Oia experience. You enter through a roped area, after a few steps you come to a wooden gate ...
... we’re staying in is huge - a lounge/kitchen, with separate bedroom, bathroom, and walk in pantry/closet. All that and a little rooftop terrace as well. Can’t complain!
We took a short walk into the town of Thira - once you get past the rough-hewn main road, with minimal footpaths or usually none at all, you enter into a square full of shops and restaurant, with charming laneways running off in many directions - up ...
The second day in Santorini went at a much more sedate pace ....
I met up with Andrea and here British friend Sarah for breakfast after a bit of mucking around. Thank God for mobiles and texts ... We had agreed to meet at the Fira main church, thinking that would be an easy landmark ... Mmmm seemed like a good idea until we both realised that there are stacks of churches in Fira ... All looking quite big! Andrea text that she was at a ...