Fira, the capital of Santorini, basks in the glow of the evening sun shortly before sunset during one of our visits to the island
A screen capture from Freedom, a fabulous 5-minute film by Vasili Pasioudis Simply breathtaking: It has been available for online viewing on Vimeo for the past two years, but today was the first time I saw Freedom, a superb film showing Santorini’s spectacular scenery, and I just have to pass along the link so [...]
Cruise ships that visit Santorini drop anchor in the sea below the capital town of Fira and tender passengers to shore. From there, visitors reach Fira either by walking approximately 600 steps up the path (left) that zig-zags up the face of the 800-foot cliff … … by paying several Euros for [...]
This pillar advertisement for Celebrity Cruises, near the intersection of Yonge & Bloor Streets in Toronto, features one of the most frequently photographed churches on Santorini There are hundreds of blue domed churches in Greece, but this one in the village of Oia stands out from the rest thanks to its distinctive coral-coloured [...]
Santorini’s distinctive square-topped Skaros Rock appears in silhouette during sunset. Tour boats approach the romantic village of Oia at the northwest tip of the island (left & center) while the silhouette of nearby Ios island is visible in the background (rear).
Tourists walk the clifftop path between Fira and Firostefani. The scenic path continues to Imerovigli village (left rear) and from there all the way to Oia at the northwest tip of the island. Hikers enjoy sensational scenery almost every step of the way, and can find countless spots along the path to watch the fabled [...]