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How to get to and around Koufonissi

A stretch rolled through my muscles and deep into my bones. Snaps, crackles, and pops creaked along as the very marrow in my bones began to awaken. I had arrived, and the most ancient segments of my DNA were beginning to stir. A since of prior knowing, of having been here before came to me.

...I had also been sitting in various airplanes and airports the last 24 hours, but who's keeping track anyway?

I stared out at the deep blue waters, knowing I had come home. 

Koufonissi or Koufonisia, are a small grouping of three islands in the Cyclades in Greece. It includes Keros (an archeological excavation site off limits to the public), Pano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. Kato is mostly uninhabitated. Pano is the island that the main ferry from the other islands will drop you at.

You can ferry in from many of the surrounding islands. Since I took the ferry from Santorini (nearby island with airport), the ticket was roughly 109$ for a roundtrip. There are several companies to choose from…

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