12 04, 2012

Akrotiri, Santorini Reopens for Business

By | 2017-06-13T16:42:40+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Culture, Cyclades, News|Comments Off on Akrotiri, Santorini Reopens for Business

According to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Department of Culture and Tourism in Greece is reopening a major archaeological site on the tourist island of Santorini, which was closed for nearly seven years after a roof collapsed, killing a visitor in 2005. The culture ministry said in a statement that the bronze-age [...]

16 03, 2012

Santorini Island, Volcano Due to Explode?

By | 2017-06-08T00:58:48+00:00 March 16th, 2012|Cyclades, News|1 Comment

The Greek islands of Santorini, site of one of history’s most colossal volcanic eruptions, are rumbling again.  Santorini's volcanic activity during the past 2-500,000 years has been dominated by very large explosive eruptions at intervals of few tens of thousands of years.   The present-day crescent shape of the island of Santorini is essentially what remains [...]