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Winter in Santorini

That is Santorini, the island that I fell in love with at first sight. It is sunbathed in golden light, which reflects over the small white houses of the volcanic amphitheater, it has narrow streets, paved with volcanic rock through a labyrinth of white houses with blue windows. It is a unique island. It’s beauty and charm are known worldwide and it is considered to have the most beautiful sunset in the world. Perhaps this is the reason why hundreds of couples around the world get married here each year. But not many people know that this island was once a great Minoan civilization, more advanced than the one in Crete. Unfortunately, a volcanic explosion caused the mountain to collapse and had left behind a huge caldera and of course a civilization in ruins. Long after this eruption, the island was repopulated and villages have been constructed on the edge of…