Yes, it's cold outside, in Greece as well as most of the Northern Hemisphere - and it is cheering to find warmth wherever you can. In Greece, there are many hot springs which provide an unexpected alternative to staying warm and dry. Some are found surrounded by full spa hotels and entire towns, others are rising up through volcanic vents in otherwise very chilly offshore waters. Here are some of them.
Photo © deTraci Regula. Swimmers approach hot springs off Nea Kameni in the caldera of Santorini.