"Chill time on the crater's edge" Top 5 Page for this destination Fira by Gillybob
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Thanks to the wonderful JanetAnne and Galatea (Sinequanon) for arranging the 2007 European VT Meet on Thira (Santorini) and giving us all a wonderful opportunity to see this beautiful Greek island - it is certainly a sight worth seeing.
Fira is the main town on the island and was the base for most VT-ers attending the weekend long meeting. On Friday, we had a lovely sunset at Oia (Ia) followed by dinner next to the port at Ammoudi.
On Saturday, many of us hopped aboard the boat to cruise around the caldera and enjoy a late lunch at the village atop Thirassia.
On Sunday evening, it was an opportunity to swap e-mails and say a final goodbye to friends made during the weekend whilst enjoying dinner at a restaurant in Fira itself.
All in all, a great time was had by all and the venue was perfect!
- Pros:Beautiful views across the caldera where the volcano is still nice and hot!
- Cons:Lots of steps - up and down!
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