Travel Blogs from Faliraki
Very beautiful old city and ruins. 300 days of sunshine a year. Visited the Knights of St John castle. We have now visited the 7 wonders of the Ancient Greek and Roman world without really trying! Very warm day again but moderately cooler at 31 than they had 3 days ago - 47c. Sailed to Symi this afternoon, a very beautiful town with colourful houses perched on the side of the harbour. Had to have a banana ...
... had left us deflated. Of course, the weather was perfect and many world class beaches were nearby so we decided to drive south until we found one that would suit us for the rest of the afternoon. We found one that was beautiful, but also somewhat crowded and right out in front of several large-scale resorts. It didn't feel right so we continued down the coast and thank goodness that we did. Awaiting us only a short distance down the road was a glorious beach that ...
... and lands a big mouthful on me, extinguishing my health. I die a painless death. "F**K" I say as I watch my lifeless shark sink down through the water on my tablet. Dad, Mum, Moya and I were on a plane flying across the Aegean Sea “Seamus put the game away we’re landing soon ok” mum said. I nodded a yes back to mum. Plane flights can be a real pain in the rear end sometimes but not when you have a tablet full to the brim with video ...
In order to see Rhodes' most-hyped attraction, the Grand Palace of the Masters, we got an early start since we were scheduled to pick up a rental car for our journey south into the reaches of the smaller towns at noon. As usual, this early start put us out in the tourism maelstrom at a time before most had appeared and let us have a good tour of the palace without too many companions. This large and magnificent palace, began in the 1300s and re-built many ...
... a very dirty and disused side alley with what looked like a once-fine garden setting behind a locked gate. Continuing, we met a young woman who we asked for directions to the studio. She explained that we'd just passed it and that it had closed a couple years earlier because of the Greek budgetary crisis (known locally as the German bank robbery).
Well, at least we knew our map skills were still strong but were disappointed both at missing the dances and the ...
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