Beauty of Santorini.

Tomorrow I am going to Greece, so that is why I decided to share with you about beautines of this country. If it would be possible we would like to go to visit Santorini so that is why today I will write some interesting facts about it.

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Santorini is an island that belongs to Greece. It got its name, thanks to the sailors, that reached that place and built a church in a name of St Irene. Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island and created the current geological caldera.

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Santorini generally experiences two seasons. April to October is the warm and dry season and the cold and rainy season lasts from November to March. There are three kinds of beaches: white, red and black. Of course it refers to the color of the sand. As i said it is a volcanic island, so that is why there are 3 types of beaches. What is interesting, on the island are the around 300 sacral places like churches and chapels. It is because in the past, when sailors were leaving for a long time their homes, relatives were building chapels or other sacral, where they could pray for a safe coming back. Probably the most characteristic thing of the island are two colors. White and blue. You may ask why… So it is all connected with the hot. White reflects the light and that is why inside the house is not so hot, and blue helps to protect from the unwelcomed flies.

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So if you are afraid of the see or flying, and you hate white and blue definitely Do Not Go There!!

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Meteora, Greek’s treasure.

Summer is a perfect moment for holidays somewhere close to the see. When it is too hot you can always refresh your body in warm water. Greece is one of those places that will provide you a perfect resting time. But what to do once you will get bored of swimming and drinking cocktails?

Have you ever heard about Meteora? That place, close to Kalambaka town, is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. There are six monasteries which are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. Meteora in Greek language means “monasteries suspended in the air”.

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Through hundreds of years that place was unreachable for people. In order to get to the top you had to enter in the network being drawn huge winch by remaining at the top of the monks. Nowadays it is much easier, because you can get there by stairs, carved into the twentieth century.

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You should remember that in order to go to the churches, you must cover your knees and shoulders. If you forget about it, appropriateattirecan be obtainedat the entrance.

So Do Not Go There If You feel dizzy just thinking about high or simply, you hate to climb the stairs.

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All the pictures are taken from Internet.