Off to Santorini - Day 9 June 13th 2007 Up and ready to go at 9am and the transfer driver was early which is kind of unusual for anyone in Greece ! Once again we are traveling on the Highspeed 5 fast boat ferry, but it is only a short 30-45 minute trip from Ios to Santorini. We arrived at Athinos (the new Fira port) port in Santorini around 11am. The port was crazy busy! We lost Alice in the pandemonium of disembarking the ferry. W ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Santorini Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
I'm making a real effort to get to the places I want to visit and not put it off any longer! I've put up blogs for the last couple trips I took that I kept journals for even though they were in 2007 and 2008 and am working typing up my journal from a trip to Greece this past summer. Then I'll try to get some blogs up from a Caribbean cruise with family and friends January 2010 and a trip to Sturgis, SD for the infamous motorcycle rally in August 2010. I'm running a little bit behind!!
Home is Massachusetts in the USA, in some ways I love living in the New England area of the country for ... full info