travel | the city on a cliff

Neely Wang | Photography + Design

City of Santorini

From Naples, we set sail for Santorini, the largest of the Greek Isles.  I have always wanted to visit Santorini and see its famous blue domes and whitewashed stone buildings, so this was definitely the port I was most looking forward to visiting.  Santorini is literally a city on a cliff and is actually the remains of a huge volcanic explosion.  To get to the island, we needed to take a tender (small boat) from our cruise ship, which was anchored in the Aegean Sea, south of Greece.

Cliff of Santorini

When we reached the island, we had the choice of going up to the city by either tram or donkey.  The tram turned out to be a 45-minute wait, so we decided to take the donkeys (which weren’t my first choice), but it turned out to be so much fun and definitely one of the most memorable experiences of our whole trip!

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