2000- Mykonos, where Zeus battled the Gigantes

2000- Mykonos, where Zeus battled the Gigantes

Posted by on Oct 26, 2000 in Cyclade Islands, Greece, Mykonos | No Comments

October 15 We checked into the hotel and 20 minutes later we were back on the main road towards the main town of Chora, a 30 minute walk down the main road. Most of the tourist population has left the island. It’s pretty tranquil here in October. During the tourist season (May-September), Chora is the […]

2000- Santorini, overlooking the lost civilization of Atlantis

2000- Santorini, overlooking the lost civilization of Atlantis

Posted by on Oct 20, 2000 in Cyclade Islands, Greece, Santorini | No Comments

The caldera (crater) of Santorini is a result of one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in recorded history, over 3,500 years ago. Rumor has it that the eruption wiped out the island civilization of Atlantis around 1450 BC. Whether this is true or not, we do know that the tsunami waves caused by the eruption […]