Santorini

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He had written on his blog that Thira is his most ambitious project till date.
Since the early payment is only available to survivors who were 65 years old or older as of last spring, there's been a lot of alarmed phone calls to Sharon Thira's office in Vancouver.
Ports of call: Alexandria, Egypt; Antalya, Bodrum, Canakkale, Dikili, Kusadasi, Istanbul, Turkey; Corfu, Corinth Canal, Crete, Delos, Hydra, Mykonos, Patmos, Athens (Piraeus), Rhodes, Santorini (also known as Thira), Greece; Odessa, Yalta, Ukraine; and Cyprus.
The group consisted of Chief Robert Joseph and Sharon Thira of British Columbia's First Nations Summit residential school unit; Mike Cachagee and Shirley Horn of the Shingwauk survivors group based in Sault Ste.
* Santorini (sometimes known as Thira) is one of the most dramatically beautiful places on earth.
1 sought-after port -- Rhodes, plus the island of Santorini (also known as Thira), rumored to be the site of the lost city of Atlantis.
Indian trade negotiator Thira Maram told reporters after the meeting that India wants 93 outstanding issues resolved in its favour.
On Thira (Santorini) in the Cyclades, the sulphurous emissions from the great eruption of 1886 had an unexpected positive side effect, killing the powdery mildew that had until then caused great damage to the vines.
The top performer in the commerce stream was Reshma Ivan (96.2pc), followed by Gajaria Karishma (95pc) in second and Janet Joyi Thudyan (95pc), thira Vazhavilayil Sreenivasan (95pc) and Merin Mary Basil (95pc) in joint third.
Santorini - named after Saint Irene of Salonica, who died there in 304AD - is now officially known by its classical name, Thira, which is confused even further by some maps and guide books naming it Fira.