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Santorini

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Awesome to catch up with Gemma and Smit, chasing elusive golden sunsets over the caldera. Chilling out on black sandy beaches and meeting more friendly dogs. Burning around the island in our tiny rental car, and getting stuck up the narrow roads that taper off to footpaths. Heading out for a swim in the 'hot pools' off the crater, which was a 30 metre swim through bitterly cold water to reach the beach that was about 3˚ warmer. Being fed delicious goodies from our hostel lady in preparation for 'Big Week', or Greek Easter. More delicious Greek goodies of pastries baked in ouzo, zucchini balls and tsatsiki, gyros at Lucky's, and of course washed down with raki. Picturesque views everywhere; looking up at village of Thira hanging on the cliff top, the white washed houses making it seem like sugar dusted mountains from a distance; donkey's lining the zigzagging path down to the old port and looking out over belly dropping cliffs. And possibly the most incredible sight ever, watching the mountainside village of Pyrgos being set alight with enormous candles, on the windiest day and fearing slightly for being caught alight.

The rough journey from Crete to Santorini!

Sunset seeking

Sunset seeking


Sunset over Thira

Sunset over Thira


The road to the old port

The road to the old port


Perfect weather for outdoor candles

Perfect weather for outdoor candles


Village of Pyrgos at Easter

Village of Pyrgos at Easter

Leftover shells from shooting an effigy of Judas

Leftover shells from shooting an effigy of Judas

In search of the crater

In search of the crater


Windmills of Oia

Windmills of Oia


Chilling in Oia

Chilling in Oia


Little villages

Little villages


Narrow escapades

Narrow escapades


Narrow escapades

Narrow escapades


Hanging out

Hanging out


Old mate

Old mate


Scaling ridges

Scaling ridges


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A room with a view

A room with a view


The edge of the world

The edge of the world

Posted by two_pukeko 03:32 Archived in Greece Tagged santorini

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