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Santorini the precious gem of the Aegean

Catamaran sailing Cyclades .Fyly Yachting is offering bareboat and crewed yacht is Greek islands. Sailboats , Bareboats and Crewed yachts charters . Santorini or Thira is an amazing and an unique island, an active volcano. There are no good anchorages but there are hordes of tourists, disgorged daily by monstrous cruise ships, there are tourist stores selling the worst and most vulgar souvenirs and yet despite all these one is drawn to this island. Maybe it is its geological history of islands suddenly rising and submerging into the sea, maybe it is its because of its exquisite frescoes and other archeological sites, or its wine, or its black beaches. Maybe it is the always felt danger of angry Poseidon, the Earthshaker who has not stopped shaking this island to this day. The eruption of 1550 BC, created the great caldera and destroyed the Minoan civilization on the island, and according to some theories maybe even brought to an end the Minoan civilization in Crete. In 236 BC the volcano erupted and separated Thirasia from ThiĀ­ra, in 157 BC Palea (Old) Kameni emerged. In 1570 AD the south coast of the island was submerged, then three years later in 1573 Mikra (Small) Kameni rose from the water to be followed in 1711-12 AD by Nea (New) Kameni. The 1866 eruption lasted for two years with a new island appearing and then sinking again. In 1925-26 another eruption joined Small and Nea Kameni into one island. The last activity was in 1956, a massive earthquake that destroyed the towns of Fira, the capital, Oia or Pano Meria, and Finikia...