Santorini | 2. The Road Less Travelled

When travelling alone, I am the kind of person who will be spending as much time to do things I am interested in, in places I am most attracted to. It is never about the number of places I have visited or photographed, and it is definitely not about walking around with a tourist map…

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Santorini | 1. The Art of Travelling Alone

Started in 2007, at least once a year, I travel alone. It doesnโ€™t really matter how far or how close the destination is. The idea is simply to go to a foreign place, a place where you know no one, alone. Itโ€™s not that I dislike travelling with friends. I do enjoy spending summer with…

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Santorini (Prologue) | 0. The City

This afternoon, I picked up a book at a lovely bookstore hidden in the midst of Oia’s endless gravel path. It was a poetry book called “A Greek Quintet”, an anthology of poems by Cavafy, Sikelianos, Seferis, Elytis and Gatsos. A few hours later, I found myself stranded in a small patisserie overlooking the Aegean…

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