S: Greek Island Hopping Contiki August 14th-August 27th, 2013
BC: DEPARTED | GREECE | 27 AUGUST 2013
FC: Greek Island Hopping Contiki | August 14th-August 27th, 2013 | Life isn't about how many breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away...
1: GREECE | GREECE | ARRIVED 14 AUGUST 2013 | My big adventure begins! I have always dreamed of going to this beautiful place and am so excited it finally became reality. | MYKONOS | ATHENS | SANTORINI | IOS
2: Ready to begin my amazing journey! | Waiting patiently at the airport... GET US TO GREECE! | After a long day of travelling... WERE EXCITED! | FINALLY ARRIVED! | Drinks were in order as soon as we got there! Redbull in a glass bottle? Fancy! | Our Athens room! | Ready for the meet and greet... | OUR VIEW!
3: After our meet up, went up to the rooftop of the Poseidon Hotel and got to know new friends and have some drinks! Who knew we would meet such amazing people and become so close so quickly! Judging by the way this night went, we knew this was going to be a trip of a lifetime. Could never take advantage of any moment because we could never get that moment back!
5: "Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts and eloquence..."
6: Breathtaking views
8: "Travel wide and far. Travel boldly. Travel with full abandonment."
9: yes, we climbed all the way up here! | Marching like soldiers! Had to stand in the heat like that all day and then once every hour got to march! | Roaming the streets, discovering new things. Then sat down for lunch and had the most amazing Greek food along with some beer and FREE SHOTS! | Waiting to catch the bus! And after a long night of hotel partying and drinking games, we had to catch our 5am ferry with no sleep to...
10: MYKONOS | "And you will go to Mykonos with a vision of a gentle coast and a sun to maybe dissipate shadows of the mess you made."
12: MYKONOS BEACH RESORT!
13: And the first night begins...
14: ROAD ROCKETS! | TONYYY! | FAV! | SHOTS! | SKULL! | "My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been."
15: BUCKETS! | MORE BUCKETS! | DANCE, DANCE, DANCE! | AMAZING PEOPLE! | HENNA? YES PLEASE. | MYKONOS PUB CRAWL!
16: Elephant Man! | Trouble! | PARADISE BEACH!
18: WHEN IN GREECE...TOGA PARTYYY!
20: GREAT NEW FRIENDS!
21: MY FELLOW ASIANS! | SHIT GOT | RIDIN LIKE A QUEEN! | SANDWICH! | PARTY! | WILD!
22: STEVE AOKI! | THIS IS HOW WE PREGAME... | GIN SHOTS! | WE HIT TURBULENCE!
23: Riding first class off to...
25: TRAVEL Does the | Good. | “Change your location and you may just change yourself.”
26: Our cute traditional hotel | Night out for dinner | Pool side! | "I would rather own little and see the world then own the world and see little of it."
27: A Day to Remember...
28: QUADDING! | Our possy! | Fueling up! | Such a fun day!
29: “I want to travel across the world and breathe the air of new places.” | One of the most beautiful places on earth...
30: RED SAND BEACH
31: BLACK SAND BEACH
32: “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new love, a new friend, a new country, a new life.”
34: My stone reading! After thinking long and hard, she was brought to the black agate stone. She told me that I would be having big changes in my life in the next few months! At the time I thought about what kind of changes these could mean, and who would have thought that the meaning could be so different now. She also explained to me that this stone was picked for me because I tend to lead a very busy life and that it will help me stay true to who I am and really focus me to want I want in life. Times have changed and I can truly say that I am astounded by the reading and how it relates to my life now!
35: “Please understand, I have been waiting to leave ever since I figured out there were roads willing to take me anywhere I wanted to go.”
36: “This heart of mine was made to travel the world.”
37: Cannot. get. enough.
38: Santorini Nights out...
39: Got wild.
40: IOS | One life to live | MAKE IT COUNT.
41: “You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.”
43: “Travel, it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
44: Pirate Ship Day!
45: Spent the day on a beautiful little secluded island! | Great times with great new friends!
46: Pub Crawl... | Slammer Bar! | Fun Pub with Drinking games! | Flip cup champs!
47: After pub crawl... | Shots! | Karaoke!
48: AFTER PUB CRAWL! | Friends
49: Jenga! | TOFTB! | Dancing on tables! | Shots! | Love you all.
51: Group Memories "Wake me Up" by Avicii Dan and Tony-the 2 best tour managers! Ouuu nooo TOFTB and DOFTC Opaaaa! "Heres to ?? Hes true blue. Hes a piss pot through and through hes a bastard so they say, tried to go to heaven but he went the other way he went down down down down siiip siiiip."
53: What a way to begin my journey through Europe. Greece has always been somewhere I've wanted to go but who knew I would meet such amazing people and see so many beautiful places. From hotel room partying and exploring in Athens to Paradise beach and Steve Aoki in Mykonos to Donkey riding and quads in Santorini to non stop partying in Ios. I never wanted to leave! I only hope I will be able to go back someday. I Can't even begin to describe the amazing friendships I made and I only hope I will see you all again someday. My life will forever be changed from this trip and all of the amazing friends I have made. And for that, I thank you.