The Beauty in Greece

Traveling has always been something that I hope I can do when I am done with college or even study abroad. One of the places that has caught my attention is Santorini, Greece. Santorini attracts thousands of tourists every year because of its beautiful scenery. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Basically, Santorini was the result of an eruption that happened around 1450 BC. The middle of the volcano sunk in and left many high cliffs making the island very unique in its geography. Though this volcano is now dormant it was once very active in the historic times. Something that I found very fascinating in how the residents of Santorini live, is their transportation around the island. Their taxis involve riding a donkey lead by one person to the destination of the customer. This is something that is really unique to people especially since in America and pretty much anywhere else we use cars as a main source of transportation. This make them unique in their heritage. IMG_3179-1024x682 For tourists, there is so much for them to see. The island offers luxurious hotels for many to stay in with beautiful views of the ocean. In certain parts of the island the beach has this orange- like color which is said to be very good for your skin. Another interesting fact that I liked of the island is that Greek people are some of the healthiest people around the world. They pile up their meals with vegetables and fruits and they also eat lots of fish. Of course, Santorini is best known for its signature white Cycladic houses that are lined up on the cliff tops. When the sun sets, it can be quite a beauty to see. And one day, I hope that I will be able to see this. images

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7 Responses to The Beauty in Greece

  1. storres27 says:

    i think this is the greece city used in a lot of movies, it is very famous for its scenery and i agree it would definitely be a great place to visit!!

  2. kmorrow3 says:

    Greece is beautiful and even though it seems like a simple place it is actually a very iconic place for sets like mama mia which actually looks a lot like the first picture you showed. It seems very quiet but its alive with a rich cultural heritage.

  3. jmelendez2 says:

    You did a good job illustrating the beauty of site in Greece that many do not immediately think about. It sounds like a good place to visit with with a very strong cultural heritage.

  4. acanas14 says:

    This is why I enjoy reading this blogs, it allows me to learn more about other countries outside of the US, just like Santorini.

  5. rhenke2014 says:

    I never knew they used donkeys as taxis here and it has definitely sparked my interest in visiting, as well as all the beautiful scenery you mentioned.

  6. rdiaz29 says:

    This place really is beautiful! I hope one day you get to fulfill your dream of visiting this place.

  7. dperez34 says:

    I really enjoyed reading your blog, Greece seems like one place everyone has to see in their lifetime; hopefully one day your dream comes true and you are able to visit!

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