Originally we were going to take the ferry, Blac included, to the Greek Island of Crete. Then I checked the weather forecast for the intended December weeks, ooh cold!
So I thought about what I wanted to 'get' from a Greek island (H leaves these things to me). I realised I wanted to see a Greek island vista like those on the fronts of Greek travel brochures. And where is that? apparently it's mostly Santorini, and Santorini had a weather forecast about 10 degrees Celsius warmer than Crete.
Now, Santorini isn't so big as Crete (where we'd thought to spend 2 weeks), and maybe a flight made more sense. It did! December flights, when I checked, we're starting at just €10 per person each way. Accommodation was on sale too.
So we parked Blac at Sky parking Athens and flew to Santorini.
Santorini is brilliant. And this was like having a 'normal' holiday! We dined out, hired a quad bike, went hiking, and watched the sunset.