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The Magical Volcano

September 26th 2014
Santorini. It appears out of the Aegean Sea as mountainous islands that must be home to millions of seabirds…but what looks like a vastness of guano cascading down the cliff tops changes as the fast ferry powers closer into glistening white towns and villages. It’s as if Weta Workshop was asked to create a magical island paradise – only CGI could conjure up the wedding cake h ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Santorini » Firostefani

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
27th September 2014

Sounds as if you found the perfect place to stay! What a nightmare a town becomes when cruise ships arrive--how great you weren't in Firo and could avoid them. I went in March, so few tourists anywhere. It really is a magical place.

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