Tuesday, May 29, 2012

GREECE ~Santorini~

My first official postcard from Greece (GR-24620)... A wonderful mapcard... Greece is amongst the most popular holiday destinations for Belgian people... Thanks a lot Debra!!

Love the stamps too!!
The island of Santorini or Thira is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Santorini is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece. It is a small group of volcanic islands and its name refers to to Saint Irene. Called also Strongili and Kalisti, the island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world and what remains today is a submerged volcano and a caldera. The island of Santorini is related to the myth of Atlantis, the amazing views from the villages of Fira, Oia perched on cliffs, santorinian sunset, the black and red beaches, the wine...

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