Thira Monochromes – Emporio and Oia

Thira (Santorini), Greece, 10-11 October 2018.

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A musician busking on the headland before Red Beach.

Red Beach and Akrotiri Lighthouse

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Bell tower, tiny Church of St Nicholas.

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Akrotiri Lighthouse.

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Looking north-west from near the lighthouse.

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Looking up the south coast.

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Looking down from the caldera cliffs.

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Emporio.

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Emporio

Thira (Santorini), Greece, 11 October 2018.

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From the lighthouse at the south end of Thira, we drove north and then headed towards the other coast, away from the caldera.  On the way, we stopped at Emporio, always one of my main planned points of interest for Thira.  It is a traditional village, the largest on the island, and the name refers to trade as it was once the main trading centre for the island.

There is little point trying to add captions for most of the images.  they are a visual feast of a wonderful urban microcosm.

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There are two ways to take this sign.  One, you may be a pedestrian and should beware of others hooning around on motorcycles in the narrow laneways.  Alternatively, you may be on a motorbike and this is how you should do it.  Crouch down for better aerodynamics and ride really fast.

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Finally a few macro shots on the way out, probably near the church where we started from.

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