Santorini and the Theory of Atlantis

Oia Santorini Greece

By 2008 I had been to Santorini three times before, in 2002, 2004 and in 2006 and although I rather like it I have to say that it is no longer my favourite.   The trouble with Santorini is that once you have been elsewhere it simply becomes less impressive.  Everyone says ‘Oh, you are going to Greece, you must go to Santorini!’  but generally these are tourists who haven’t been to Amorgos, Sikinos or Folegandros and these islands, let me tell you, are many times better.

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4 responses to “Santorini and the Theory of Atlantis

  1. Pingback: Island Hopping 2006, Santorini, Oia and Thira « Have Bag, Will Travel

  2. Your Oia sunset photo is striking.
    Great moments they are when Nature narrates its own gripping stories.


  3. I loved Santorini but since I haven’t been to any other Greek islands I don’t have anything to compare it to. It’s great to hear that there are much better islands out there for upcoming trips!


  4. Fantastic review! I was fortunate to have visited in the off season, so there were very few tourists. We will have to check out Amorgos, Sikinos or Folegandros next time.


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