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~ A few words about Santorini ~

~ by katherine & anastasios ~

It is said that once you fall in love with Santorini , you will love it forever . Santorini , or Thira , is a unique island , a creation of the volcano which impresses with its amazing beauty and originally .
As the boat enters the port , feelings are controversial . The visitors face the fierce mountains and the beds of volcano rocks , while the Cycladic charm of the settlements and drops fascinated them .
The island complex of Santorini consists of Thira , Thirasia , Aspronisi , the Old & New Kameni and is located at the south-western part of the Cyclades islands , 65 nautical miles away from Crete .
Santorini airport is located in close proximity to the main town and accepts numerous flights from Athens or other countries daily . It is a rather busy airport , especially in summer .

* The calming power of Santorini
While in Santorini , you just need to close your eyes and feel the calming power that lies beneath the dark soil and water . Santorini is a "dangerous" island : there is this intangible and invisible threat that smoulders always due to the living volcano . Those who truly feel it , always come back .
The locals say that the destructive fate of Santorini attracts people like a magnet . This is the fate that never abandoned the island but it is the one that gives hope to the inhabitants as well . Santorini was destroyed in the ancient years , yet the belief that life is stronger is dominant there , more than anywhere else in Greece .

* Architecture in Santorini
Santorini follows the same architectural design as most of the Cycladic islands , but it lays unique , standing out from all the others . Santorini had to find its own strength , rediscover and reinvent life as it was , something that follows its residents and forms their unique culture . This type of architecture , with the bright white of the buildings and the sweet azure of the windows changed the appearance of the island , adding a cute note to the wildness of the landscape .
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