The Greek Pompeii March 31st 2016 I woke up on Thursday morning very tired because I was up late publishing my previous blog entry. We arrived in Santorini early in the morning and I could not believe what I was seeing. The Aegean was like glass and the sunrise was created a mesmerising pattern of blue, pink and white reflecting off the water. And then I looked up and realised the ship was almost completely surrounded by massive c ... 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 am from Sydney, Australia. Despite working in IT, my main interest when travelling is history - particularly military history. As such, I tend to visit a lot of castles.
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