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Another day just exploring on our own, so a leisurely departure from the ship after breakfast. Rhodes is really lovely. It is part of the Dedoconese Islands and totally different than the Cycladic Islands like Mykonos, which are all whitewashed and blue. Very long history here, back to Prehistoric and Mycenaean times. From the period of the Crusades is ...
... times, the island had important Bronze Age settlements, and at the dawn of the historical era was already famous for its three powerful cities of Lindos, Ialysos, and Kameiros, as mentioned in Homer. In 408 bce these three cities joined to found the island's capital city, also called Rhodes. Rhodes city and island played a vigorous role in subsequent ancient Greek and Roman history, its most memorable ...
... island was occupied during the Second World War and on leaving in 1945 the original houses were bombed. Many have now been restored whilst the visual treat of neoclassical houses heaped up the hill are a newer build (mostly 1970's). The whole town is subject to a heritage conservation order and every new house must be built in the same style adding to it's charm.
We leave the Kali Strata behind and head down to ...
... with one leg on each pillar. I am reminded of Julius Caesar: "Why man he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus, and we petty men walk under his huge feet and peep about to find ourselves dishonourable graves..." ...
Picture this...Grilled Aubergine, stuffed juicy tomatoes, fried calamari, sakanagi, Greek salad...heaven on a plate! When the ferry turned the stony massif indented by deep gulfs to reveal Symi you have before you a living memorial to the 19th Century. A veritable city, entirely of neo-classical houses climbs up the hill around the harbour as far as the Byzantine church at the top of the 500 steps of the Kali Strata (Main Street). ...