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Santorini

White-washed stone houses with brightly colored blue doors and trim seated high above the water.  That was the view from our ship as it anchored near Santorini.  We took a tender boat from the cruise ship to the island and walked up the donkey trail up to the town of Fira. 

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From Fira we decided to hike southeast across the island to the beaches and then northwest to the town of Pyrgos.  We had read great reviews about a restaurant in Pyrgos called Selene.  Unfortunately, the restaurant was called for the season.  We still found a place to eat and had a delicious meal of greek salad, baked feta cheese with peppers, tzatziki sauce with bread and meatballs. 

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After lunch we hiked back to Fira, walked down the donkey path & took the tender boat back to the cruise ship.

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Back on the cruise ship, we had beautiful views of Santorini as the sun was setting.

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