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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..." ...
... back on the agenda. Fitbit retired for the week. One late afternoon I am relaxing on a sun bed under the shade of a tree. I look up to see a large ripe pomegranate dangling just a metre from my head. although it looked very tempting I decided that the sheer effort of picking it, cutting it in half and de seeding it was all too much effort. A wise decision...after all look what happened to Eve when she ate the apple! Evening gin at ...