Travel Blogs from Faliraki
We wake up to the alarm at 6am feeling a little worse for wear after the 2am finish. Last nights activities may be a contributing factor. Sean finds it very hard to get up, very hard. We have docked on the island of Rhodes the hottest of all the Greek Islands, which could be due to the fact the entire city is surrounded by a 12 meter stone wall. First up we are booked on an acropolis tour in the town of Lindos, which is a 50 minute bus ...
... went up, somehow the kids won though so off we went. They had a ball watching the pottery be turned and then decorated. The skilled artists made it all look so easy, Max tried to convince us he could easily master it and should have a go. He gave up before I had to point out that the guy he was watching was missing a finger, so maybe it isn't that easy.
It was another half hour up to Lindos, we stopped before the town to admire it from ...
... spots - no one seems to mind though. But it is in the main port where passengers close their eyes; without too much of an error, the back wheels would be over the edge! The road between the building and the water is only just wide enough for the bus. We met up with a few Greek Australians who have traded part or the whole of their lives for a life on the island. We loved Symi; it was unexpectedly charming and we would go back in a heartbeat.
When I was planning this trip, I didn't know much about the ports that we were going to, it was just the idea of going to Greece. When we docked at Rhodes, I got really excited. We docked right outside of the medieval city walls. So cool. From a distance, I love this time period. Probably I wouldn't love it so much if ...
... danger mark was indeed present and was a very useful navigation aid. We were well away from it so no problems. We arrived in good time for swimming, showering etc and a drink with fellow flotilla people!! Shortly off for dinner. Tomorrow is our last day :-( Slight update. Skipper had a bit too much sun today so missed supper and slept. Felt much better by morning ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed