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... village consisting of all white houses, commanding views of the aquamarine bay below. The Dorians established Lindos in 2000 BC. Inside the town there was a maze of alleys brimming with shops and cafés along cobbled stone streets. In the afternoon we strolled around the maze of cobbled streets of the walled city of Old Rhodes, with numerous cafes and shops, gorgeous little winding alleys and pebbled streets. We all really enjoyed the island of ...
... houses, commanding view of the aquamarine bay below. The Dorians established Lindos in 2000 BC. Inside the village was a maze of alleys brimming with cafes & shops along a labyrinth maze of cobbled stoned streets & donkeys rides. In the afternoon when we got back to the port, strolled through the walled town of Old Rhodes again meandering through winding alleys, cobblestone streets. Had a wonderful day seeing the sights, soaking up the ...
My only frame of reference for Rhodes has always been the Colossus, the giant statue dedicated to Helios, god of the sun, that was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Of course, Colossus is long gone, destroyed during a massive earthquake in 226 BC. It stood almost 100 feet tall, but only for just a bit more than six decades.
Unfortunately, archeologists can't restore it because most of the debris ...
... was. Today we are on our own. No tours, no buses, no schedule. We were allowed off the ship at 8:00 this morning, and we were down the gangway by 8:30. Our plan for the day was to just visit Old Town in Rhodes. It shouldn't be to difficult since it is right across the street from the ship. Basically, five minutes from the cabin. Since most people are on ship excursions we were able to get into Old Town before most tours even met on the ...
... read about the place because they have had more battles than breakfasts through history. The most interesting part began in 1309 when the Knights of St John were expelled from the Holy Land so they settled and fortified Rhodes. The Turks had a go at Rhodes in 1453 but they were repelled but after some time, the Turks won the battle and the Knights moved to Malta.
Like a lot of cities we have seen, we enter and leave through the city gates which formed part of the fortress around ...