Greece-Turkey Day 7: Santorini

By morning we are anchored in the Santorini caldera.

Thira seen from Nea Kameni Island
Greece • 36°24’17.61″ N 25°23’45.44″ E
Nikon D7000 • Nikkor 17-55 mm f/2.8 at 55 mm • ISO 100 • 1/100 sec at f/5.6

And at 8:30 a.m. we are hiking on Nea Kameni island in the center of the caldera.

Hiking the Nea Kameni Island volcanic crater
Greece • 36°24’17.61″ N 25°23’45.44″ E
Nikon D7000 • Nikkor 17-55 mm f/2.8 at 28 mm • ISO 100 • 1/60 sec at f/9.0

We take the bus to Oia, stop for lunch at Thalami Traditional Cafe, and enjoy the view.

Oia overlooking the Santorini caldera
Oia, Greece • 36°27’42.83″ N 25°22’33.20″ E
Nikon D7000 • Nikkor 17-55 mm f/2.8 at 31 mm • ISO 100 • 1/500 sec at f/8.0

Then it’s back to Thira, a stop of Greek coffee at Classico Cafe, and the cable car trip (better than walking or riding the donkey) down the caldera cliff for the tender boat back to the Louis Cristal.

Thira from the cable car
Thira, Greece • 36°25’10.38″ N 25°25’43.18″ E
Nikon D7000 • Nikkor 17-55 mm f/2.8 at 55 mm • ISO 100 • 1/200 sec at f/8.0

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