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Have you ever been to Santorini?

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Coastline of Greece is 13.676 km (!) long and this small country at the eastern of the Mediterranean Sea has over 2000 islands... Greeks islands could be devided into those of the Ionean sea and the Aegean Sea Islands. The Aegean Sea islands are further divided into the Cycladic Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the Argosaronic Islands, the Norteasten Aegean Islands and of course the biggest island of Greece, Crete .

Oia, village of Santorini Island

Did you know...
that according to popular tradition, the nine stripes of the Greek flag represent the nine syllables of the phrase "Έλευθερία ή Θάνατος" ("Freedom or Death", " E-lef-the-ri-a i Tha-na-tos"). The five blue stripes for the syllables "Έλευθερία" and the four white stripes "ή Θάνατος".

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