Blue Sky Beach Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Rhodes
... through the old walled part of the city with a guide. We met our guide at 8am and for the next three hours she took us through narrow alleyways, into very old buildings and up and down cobbled streets. We visited the Palace of the Grand Master built on the highest point of the city and the Street of the Knights where the medieval knights lived after they were expelled from Jerusalem and before they went to Malta.
We spent about an hour ...
... in Athens. We found the carousel for our luggage because after our Hong Kong trip in 2012 we found out that you do not go to the first carousel you come across you actually look at the screens to find which number carousel your luggage will be on. Then off to find the departure gate for our short flight to Rhodes. On our way we bumped into Susie and Michael Battalis. It is amazing you get such a buzz if you ...
Hannah and Owen had jumped ship the night before, seeking cold air and comfortable sleep courtesy of Mr Dim. We said goodbye to Andy and Sabine with hugs and plans to meet in a few months in Thailand, then took a small yellow taxi to Fethiye to board the ferry from Turkey to Greece. Another passport stamp and an exit from Turkey, heading for Greece. We stood on the back of the boat with the smokers and crossed the bay we had crossed so ...
Here's a funny thing we learned on our second visit to Rhodes.
The guide on our first trip was wrong when he told us about the Colossus of Rhodes, the giant statue that was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
As we passed the entrance to the city’s harbor, our guide had told us that the Colossus had stood here, that it was built in 280 BC, and that it stood only for 56 years until it was destroyed ...
... by the Ottomans - led by Süleyman the Magnificent. They landed in Malta from Rhodes. The Ottomans controlled Rhodes until it fell under Italian rule in 1912. It finally became part of Greece in 1947. In the old town, you can see evidence of all of the various occupants. In the morning, when it was a little cooler, we walked in (literally "in" the moat) and around the outside of the well preserved walls that ...