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afterwards. I walked up the track and returned the same way, to see
what it was like. It took me about 30 minutes each way and you have
to watch out for the donkey do-do, of which there is plenty! Smelly
creatures but very placid when standing around. When they have
someone on their back, they will sometimes try to rub them off on the
nearest wall. Because of the lack of rain ...
... magic may have disappeared. It was lovely but I think I expected a lot more. We caught the "normal" ferry back and it was 8 hours and about a hundred times more comfortable. With couches and decent chairs to sit in and wifi for 5 euro. Sweet deal and deff helped pass the time. Not only that but this ferry only cost us 30 euro. I adored Santorini though the heat was at times unbearable. This island is beautiful and relaxing. And maybe one day I'll return. With my family I ...
... fit of giggles when Mama chimed in with: “Good, because if not I’m gonna give you a spanking!” I suppose boys have it good in Greece, which seems to have retained a slightly more patriarchal culture than Northern Europe, as when Mama asked us if we were behaving, and we assured her we were being good, she replied: “not to good I hope” and walked away chuckling.
Following breakfast we briefly explored the Museum of Prehistoric Fira, which is ...
Steep climb in bus to the top of the island. Stopped at winery for tastings and local cheese. The vines grow on the ground with the roots wound into basket shape.. no need for irrigation as they draw moisture from the volcanic soil. Steep, steps everwhere.. boy am I getting fit!!
All the villages are built along the top of the islands and the views are wonderful.
Ia (or Oia) is one of four spectacular towns perched on the crescent-shaped cliff top of the caldera on Santorini island in Greece. Looking down from the rim of the volcanic mass it is fascinating to see the dwellings perched so hill and precariously on the edge of the rim. Apparently in Oia there are a couple of billionaires who have put in a desalinated plant for water and ...