Travel Snapshots: Greece

Travel Snapshots: Greece
2015 was a great year of travelling for the Chictales team. We got to go to many great countries and explore different parts of the world we hadn’t been to before. Which is why we thought we’d do a series of Snapshot posts, some of our most favourite memories and images that evoke the essence of those journeys.

Greece had always been a dream destination of mine for as long as I can remember. As a little girl who loved to daydream and read, my dad gifted me an encyclopedia of Greek mythology and tales, detailing the complete stories of each Greek Gods and Goddessses, from Zeus to Dionysus, Aphrodite (my personal favourite) and more. These tales lifted me to a whole new world of culture and history, I vowed one day that I would make it to the land of these Gods.

Towards beginning of 2015, Rich and I started discussing what we wanted to do for our one year Anniversary and my birthday. Naturally, visiting Greece was the first thing that popped in my head. We started doing research and decided to focus on Athens and Santorini. All in all I can honestly say that this was one of the best trips of my life. Here are our snapshots, hope you enjoy!

IMG_20150913_234134Changing of the Guards, Athens Parliament Building

IMG_20150913_231819Hadrians Library, Athens

IMG_20150912_194338The magnificent Acropolis, Athens

IMG_20150913_231304Ancient Agora of Athens

IMG_20150916_101108The colours of Oia, Santorini

IMG_20150921_093254Endless steps with breathtaking views, Oia

IMG_20150918_090434Blue domes

IMG_20150921_085656Sunset view from our hotel, Imerovigli

IMG_20150915_221124Walking the trail from Imerovigli down to Fira

IMG_20150922_082249Watched the sunset from the very tip of the Island. One for the books.

IMG_20150920_202051After driving to Pyros and Akrotiri, we got to the famous Red Beach.
Getting in and out of the beach was an adventure in it self.

IMG_20150915_221233  Imerovigli – Fira

 

IMG_20150922_081254 Oia

 

IMG_20150928_223818Akrotiri

Till next time Greece, thank you for the memories.


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