Travel Blogs from Rhodes, Greece

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Sharilyn's Grand 'I told you so!', Palouki, Greece travel blog

Sharilyn's Grand 'I told you so!'

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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But of course I didn’t say anything.  I didn’t have to! Setting out this morning, Brian’s foot kept hitting his left pannier.  Seems that one of the major welds had broken through and the whole thing was twisting funny over ...

Greece is the word..., Athens and Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Greece is the word...

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... off the coast of Turkey, and will conjure up any child's fantasy of knights and castles. The walled city of Rhodes is enormous, and the best preserved medieval stronghold in all of Europe (which is really saying something). Incredibly impressive with a ...

Rhodos: Colossus of medieval cities, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Rhodos: Colossus of medieval cities

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... . If there's anything bigger around, it must be huge! As you can probably imagine lying smack dab between Greece, Turkey and Egypt, Rhodes has had a long and turbulent history. It was founded around 1,100BC as a administrative centre for the various ...

All Rhodes lead to Cairo, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

All Rhodes lead to Cairo

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... remains today. I won't go into the extended saga of what happened in the later centuries, leave it to say that Rhodes officially became part of Greece again in 1948. The old town of Rhodes is stunning and in near pristine condition. I've visited lots ...

Day 280: Deep and meaningful, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Day 280: Deep and meaningful

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... seems like I have a long way to go and quite a few things to do on my list, but I am looking forward to covering the ground and getting to them. I hope you will stay turned for the ride down the home straight. Next entry -> Kos and Rhodes - ...

Knights of Old, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Knights of Old

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Catching the long, boring ferry to Rhodes wasn't much fun. The ferry we had was pretty dated inside and didn't have many passengers, but it did break the monotony by stopping at Kassos, Karpathos and Halki along the way. Megan got a splitting headache ...

GIVE ME A EURO, I'LL TELL YOU A STORY, Varda, Greece travel blog

GIVE ME A EURO, I'LL TELL YOU A STORY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... the world's problems. But, at least we're solving our own. Sometimes, that's all you can do. - peace, from Greece, Modern Oddyseus chairman and CEO, MOTA, inc. Thanks to Stathis; Nikos; Xaris; Yeorgos; Artiris; three guys who didn't ...

Memories From Rhodes '07, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Memories From Rhodes '07

A travel blog entry by i.r.a.dventurer

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... .   For the budget conscious: Souvlaki vendors- There are many, but the good ones are a touch off the beaten track. Best in Rhodes... again I'm biased cause they are related to me in a 3rd cousin way so this may look like a plug... but let me assure ...

As far east as we went, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

As far east as we went

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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... lots of resorts and we were told of many celebrities who have homes there -Mick Jagger being one.  As with much of Greece, there were many buildings that were shells of concrete, begun but not finished. Also lots of houses had solar heating for ...

King of the Castle, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

King of the Castle

A travel blog entry by markturner

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We woke up fairly early to make breakfast just in time. We then headed off into the city of Rhodes. It had in the very centre a section called old town and it was the massive big castle wall we had seen. Basically this wall surrounded the whole old town ...

Cats and Parrots, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Cats and Parrots

A travel blog entry by peter_northdale

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... other Europeans. One obvious difference is that whereas most of these people have faced the problems of animal welfare in Greece with a certain resignation, Anastasia, who met me at the airport, is fiercely critical of her fellow Greeks’ attitudes ...

Farewell to Faliraki- not goodbye, Faliraki, Greece travel blog

Farewell to Faliraki- not goodbye

A travel blog entry by betsahoy

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... had a traditional dish Stifado and boiled potatoes.  It was teriffic. We said goodbye to Despina, the chef and left for Rhodes airport, after promising to return as soon as we could. Afterall, we still have to see Rhodes, The butterflies and ...

Welcome to Europe, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Welcome to Europe

A travel blog entry by ragowski

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... beer is cheap (€1, Belgium beer for €3), there is a kitchen, and the beach/women are delicious. Cheers. Rodos (Rhodes Town) was quite picturesque, although jammed full of near naked tourists. Rodos is best enjoying sleeping at the beach all ...

Rhodes, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Rhodes

A travel blog entry by bucksbeach

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Rhodes. Woke to sound of gangplank going down and a view out the window of the Old City walls of Rhodes. Incredible sight, reminded us a bit of Malta, not surprising when city walls of both were built by Templar Knights. Went ashore and just roamed. ...

Rhodos, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Rhodos

A travel blog entry by jamangie

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island of Rhodes, Greece, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

island of Rhodes, Greece

A travel blog entry by rwhit

Greece Rhodes Monday, 7 June 2010 Today we took a ferry from Marmaris, turkey to the island of Rhodes, Greece, which took about one hour. We arrived at 10am and spent the day gettig lost in the old town which is a medieval castle fortress walled in ...

Day 58 Rhodes, Greece, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Day 58 Rhodes, Greece

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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... about worn out now.  We are docked right by the town, only a five minute walk through the stone gate.  Rhodes is just a shopper's place with lots of cafes, little boutiques, shops.  They sell everything here from fine jewelry to leather ...

Cruising around Greece, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Cruising around Greece

A travel blog entry by ka.duncan

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Left the ship at 9am for an excursion to Rhodes. A fantastic guide, Dimitri (a.k.a. Jimmy the Greek), met us on shore to take us up to the village of Lindos where there are ruins of a temple to Athena. Supposedly a bad walk up to the top but I found ...

Lots of shopping!!, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Lots of shopping!!

A travel blog entry by stephgraeme

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... places that we probably should have gone to but we are getting a bit 'ruined' out. You walk into the old town of Rhodes through a number of arches which are in a solid stone wall and it is very pretty, with bougainvillea climbing the walls and lots of ...

The Return to Rhodes..., Rhodes, Greece travel blog

The Return to Rhodes...

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... is one of the best preserved medieval towns in all of Europe and is also designated as a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site.  Rhodes is at a crossroads between Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  This has given the city and the island many ...

Another FIRST on this trip..., Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Another FIRST on this trip...

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... . Can't say I'm lonely; it's just having all the quiet is different.   Today was my only official, organized excursion in Rhodes.  I signed up for a full day on a boat where they teach you dive.  I've always wanted to learn but have never ...

A Big Step - Moving to Greece, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

A Big Step - Moving to Greece

A travel blog entry by natalieh10

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Moving to Greece My son and I moved to Rhodes one of the southern most Greek Islands part of the Dodecanese Group of Islands in May 2005... and have never looked back since! I longed for a life where I didn’t worry for the safety of my son when I ...

Rhodes, Greece, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Rhodes, Greece

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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World Cruise Rhodes, Greece Tuesday, April 10, 10:30 am-4:30 pm We sure were disappointed that this wasn't a sea day - we're both exhausted and I picked up a stomach bug yesterday (eating raw salad was probably a bad choice). At least we didn't start ...

Rhodes 2, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Rhodes 2

A travel blog entry by steve.brine

Back to ...

The final stop in Greece, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

The final stop in Greece

A travel blog entry by evafordham

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... went for the massage. I, on the other hand, took his time and mine. It was nice! So, off tomorrow to a new country-Turkey! Looking forward to it, and looking forward to bringing Greece to a welcomed-close. I do hope to return when the weather is ...

A nice Greek island., Rhodes, Greece travel blog

A nice Greek island.

A travel blog entry by laurantim

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Rhodes.  We stopped over after the ferry from Athens.  We had time enough to have a look around the old part of the city, which is surrounded by large stone walls.  A very fine and intact specimen of a fort from the early days of the ...

Along the Roads on Rhodes, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Along the Roads on Rhodes

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

When the ferry pulled into the port at Rhodes -- just after noon on Friday -- it was sunny and beautiful. From the port, we picked up our car -- an even smaller car than the one in Santorini -- and drove past the walls of the old ...

La vie en Rhodes..., Rhodes, Greece travel blog

La vie en Rhodes...

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... ;If you want to complain, please address all letters to my dad, who gave me his poor joke genes... When I finally arrived in Rhodes I made straight for the taxi ranks outside the airport.  I assumed the aiport was a lot closer to Rhodes town than it ...

Around Rhodes Island, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Around Rhodes Island

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

... the east coast of the island. This coast has the best beaches and consequently the most development - especially the top half from Rhodes town down to Lindos the second major city on the island and by all accounts a lovely destination in its own right. ...

Old Town - A break at last, Rhodes, Greece travel blog

Old Town - A break at last

A travel blog entry by cauterize

Finally a Break... A whole day in Rhodes. Another island... pretty big, we stayed in the main city, Rhodes which has Old Town which has a completely walled Medieval Town as part of its makeup. So we wandered around there and saw the Street of the ...

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