Ermoupoli – Syros, Greece
As you approach beautiful Ermoupoli from the sea it appears as a tumble of white and pastel-colored buildings tumbling down to the water with two prominent hills facing each other. Each is crowned with a church –the right-hand one that of the Orthodox Transfiguration of the Savior, the other the Catholic cathedral of medieval Ano Syros.
Such a beautiful first sight is especially fitting for a destination as special as this, an island which perfectly captures that elusive . . .