Oia, Santorini Island, Greece June 2006

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One of the many beautiful spots on Santorini. Oia is one of the larger towns. As you can see, some of the towns are built at the edge of the cliffs, which drop steeply away towards the caldera side of the island. This little cove is reached by a long series of steps which lead down to the center of this little collection of shops and restaurants. Wisely, we took a taxi back up (road seen to the left of the cliffs ahead). This spot was used as a location shot for the movie "Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants". We had a nice lunch!


Many ferries and cruise ships pass off the tip of Oia, to the left. I would hate to think that this lovely spot has been ruined by oil leaking from the sunken cruise ship.

  • ehpien 8y

    Christian Michaud, thanks for the invite and visit!
    Corber, thanks!!
    I appreciate the visit the dharmablues.
    4cats4carol, thanks for the invite and visit!
    smb_flickr, thanks!
  • Duilio Pianelli 8y

    Wonderful view..splendid color my friend!!!

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  • ehpien 8y

    Duiliopianelli, I really appreciate the visit, your kind comment and the invite!
  • amy mew 8y

    the colors are absolutely stunning! what a dream location!
  • ehpien 8y

    Thanks Mewtate!
  • A Sutanto 8y

    Santorini is a beautiful place. I'd definitely wanna visit.

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  • Ira Crummey 8y

    A beautiful place, well rendered in a beautiful image.
  • Kathy Ellis Roncarati 8y

    "OH MY GOSH" these are all beautiful! The color and textures are amazing. A Fave for me.
  • ehpien 8y

    Sutanto, I appreciate the visit and the kind comment!
    Monza1976, thanks for visiting and commenting.
    Just-Breathe, you are so kind!
  • Denise gelineau 8y

    Wow! stunning photos,really beautiful colors!
  • ehpien 8y

    Thank you Whistlergal78!
  • Dave Bassett 8y

    Great set of photos - I am going to the Greek Islands next month. Thanks for the appetiser.
  • ehpien 8y

    Thank you tassie 303. Take lots of digital storage media!
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    I appreciate it THEjdawg!
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  • roberto filippi 6y

    This photo took my BREATH away

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  • travervic 2y

    is this the port where they jumped into water?
  • ehpien 2y

    Travervic, This is the port where one of the characters fell into the water. The rock that they jumped off of was close by.
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