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Church on the top of Oia

Santorini - An amazing home on the cliffs

August 4th 2012
04 Aug 2012 Last night we arrived in Santorini. This is an amazing spot. An island that literally blew its top 2000BC spelling the end to then Minoan civilisation on Crete, some 70, miles away as a 100m tidal wave swept the island of all existence. The crater, or caldera, is several miles across and small villages cling to the basalt clifftops. It is not a done deal as only as recently a ... read more
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Greek Flag 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
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5th August 2012

Glad you are now well on your way!
Hello! Great to hear you are now well on your way and hopefully the teething problems are now beginning to be a thing of the past! It all looks far hotter and gorgeous than here, a non-stop rainy day has meant that we have watched far more of the Olympics than is really necessary, still good to see Team GB doing pretty well, plus weekend camping has meant we are pretty jaded so a day in front of the television is actually pretty welcome!!

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