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Santorini and Mykonos - Two Fabulous Greek Islands

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Harbor at Mykonos in the Greek Isles

The harbor at Mykonos in the Greek Isles is filled with fishing boats.

Photo (c) 2003 Linda Garrison
Greece is more than just the home of the 2004 Summer Olympics, and there is much more to this small county of 2000 islands than just Athens. Greece is a country of ancient history, remarkable monuments, and spectacular scenery. Since much of the country is made of islands, a cruise vacation is a perfect way to see the wonderful Mediterranean country of Greece.

Below are links to over 100 of the photos of Greece I made while on a fantastic cruise on the luxury cruise ship the Silversea Silver Shadow. Page 1 has photos from Santorini and Mykonos, page 2 has pictures of the Samaria Gorge on Crete and the city of Nafplio on the Greek mainland, and page 3 has cruise pictures of the islands of Rhodes and Paros. Each of these Greek ports of call was fascinating and beautiful.

Santorini (Thira) - Greek Isles
Santorini has to be one of the most amazing islands I have ever visited. This island is the jewel of the Cyclades group of the Greek Isles. What makes it special is the magnificent volcanic caldera, which cruise ships can sail right into from the sea. A violent volcanic eruption a few thousand years ago caused the center of the island to sink and allow the sea to rush in. A view of the multi-colored cliffs dropping into the sparkling blue sea is breath-taking.

Santorini - Sailing into Ancient Caldera of the Greek Isles

Santorini - Whitewashed Village on Volcanic Crater - Greek Isles Cruise

Santorini - Fira in the Early Morning - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Village of Fira on the Greek Isle of Santorini in the Late Afternoon - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Village of Oia on Santorini - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Silversea Silver Shadow at Anchor at Santorini in the Greek Isles of the Mediterranean

Santorini or Thira - Greek Isles Cruise

Mountaintop View of Volcanic Caldera on Santorini in the Greek Isles

View of Santorini in the Greek Isles from Antoniou Winery

Santorini - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Oia Village on the Greek Island of Santorini in the Mediterranean

Oia Village on Santorini in the Greek Isles

Greek Church in the Village of Oia on the Isle of Santorini in the Greek Isles

Oia View from Santorini in Greek Isles

Santorini in the Greek Isles - View of Oia Village

Santorini View of Harbor/Volcanic Caldera - Greek Isles Cruise

Santorini or Thira - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Man Riding Donkey on Santorini in the Greek Isles

Street Scene from Fira on Santorini - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Hillside Village of Fira Overlooking Santorini

Cable Cars on Santorini - Greek Isles Cruise

Julie Sykes in Santorini Taverna with Greek Gentlemen "Friends"

Dining Under the Stars on the Silversea Silver Shadow Anchored at Santorini

Mykonos - Greek Isles
Mykonos is one of the Cyclades, and it is probably the most popular and most expensive of the Greek Isles. The island is not as beautiful as some of the other Greek Isles, but it does have a charming capital to wander around and some good beaches. We loved exploring Hora, the main village of the island.

Mykonos - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Mykonos Harbor at Hora - Greek Isles Cruise

Small Greek Chapel on Mykonos - Greek Isles Cruise

Harbor View on Mykonos - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Juanda Ponsell and Julie Sykes on the Greek Isle of Mykonos

Colorful Doorway on the Greek Island of Mykonos

Cobblestone Streets and Bright Flowers on Mykonos

Silversea Silver Shadow and Costa Cruise Ship in the Harbor at Mykonos in the Greek Isles

Picturesque Whitewashed Greek Church on Mykonos

Windmills on the Greek Island of Mykonos

Late Afternoon on Mykonos - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Greek Island of Mykonos - Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

Hora in the Late Afternoon on Mykonos - Greek Isles Cruise

Mykonos - Greek Isles Cruise on the Silversea Silver Shadow

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