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Thursday 3 January 2008

Santorini – Almost Heaven: The Sunset at Oia

Oia is well known for its sunset, and it has been at the very top of the list of the best sunset-watching places on earth. The best spot on the island for sunset watching is an old fort with open terrace.

When I was there, it was in mid summer, so the sunset started at around 8 p.m. However, the old fort was already getting quite crowded at around 6 p.m. With the 'kiasuim' in me, I quickly rushed to the old fort to grab a sweet spot so that I could catch all these shots to share with you.

There were three Brazilians beside me, two teenagers who are model wannabes and their auntie who's a party animal who can't live without clubbing. I had a great chat with them while waiting for one of the best sunset scenes on earth.

8 p.m. it was.

Slightly later than 8 p.m.

Sailing to the bright side.

The eye in heaven.

The big orange.

Changing hue.

See beyond the horizon.

Cooling down.

If you would like to read more of my travelogues on Greece, here are the links:-

1. Athens – The Homeland of the Gods

2. The White Dream in Mykonos

3. Santorini – Almost Heaven

4. Miscellaneous


Ruey said...

absolutely gorgeous....

= FLoReNcE = said...

The sunset pictures very nice. I like sunset scenery. Nice pics u have there. ^_^

WoMbOk™♂ said...

it's like the sun went back to sleep.. Amazing sunset hue. Nicely captured sifu.

CK Ng said...

Thanks Ruey, FLoReNcE & WoMbOk. :)

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