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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Pastida
... world started chatting to a couple from Dunsborough. We a small snack on the ferry to sustain us till we could check in and head out for breakfast. It was kinda like organised chaos getting of the ferry but it didn't take long and we where in our hotel. Florida Hotel is a family run hotel not new but everything's clean and it's in a lovely quiet area 2 minutes from the beach and maybe 10minutes to the ...
... shoes on chairs.
David went and got a coffee and baguette with ham cheese and tomato. Very nice. Caffeine addiction is back in place and going to have to,work seriously hard when we get home to get back to minimal coffee.
Caught taxi from the port, getting off the ferry was an interesting experience. All waiting at the bottom level with cars and trucks for the "doors" to open. Taxi ...
... very nice and I ended up hiring a car for the next two days, meaning that it was only somewhere to sleep at the end of the day. Rhodes is actually quite big, so the only way to see it properly in the time I had was to get a car and hit the road. On the first day I headed down the west coast of the island, heading down via the mountains and back via the coast. The mountains were quite alpine in nature, complete with Swiss type chalets and pretty little ...
... been a bust as far as tourism goes, but their disappointment was my bonus, as the place was mercifully absent of crowds of tourists, aside from day trippers to the harbour that could be easily avoided. Between the harbour and the old town, I had some fantastic meals and evenings looking out over the views. The most famous local dish is symi shrimp, a tiny, but fat shrimp that is simply fried in oil and garlic and eaten whole. They were delicious, so sweet and rich ...
... two statues with deers.
Everyday we would meet with Nanny and Poppy at a cafe near our hotel. Everyone would have coffee and Tom and I played soccer and played on the equipment. We even had a boat ride on a small pond. It was fun.
One day we went to the Grandmaster of the Knights Palace and saw the beautiful old rooms. We also saw old Icons, paintings and mosaics that were hundreds of years old. After the Palace we walked down the Knights Street, which was long ...