Golden Odyssey Kolimbia
Travel Blogs from Kolimbia
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 ...
... Greek columns at the top. Having been built on a steep-sided bluff meant that views in all directions were stunning, with the sea to the east, the harbor to the north, mountains and the town to the west, and a smaller and more dramatic port to the south.
Much of the ancient Greek columns have been restored, but the sense of the original site is impressive, especially considering its impressive vantage point so high above the town and sea. There are ...
... 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 ...
... t able to use it in cooking but it did give our otherwise lousy rental car a little bit of nice aroma. This woman's graciousness is typical of nearly all of our interactions with our hosts in Greece, regardless of their location.
As we headed south towards our new home in the small town of Monolithos, we got the chance to stop at a wonderful Venetian castle and enjoyed increasingly-unbelievable beauty on our drive along the coast. Though we did ...
... 150 feet tall! Modern archaeologists believe that the Colossus actually stood elsewhere at a temple, though in all artistic depictions of it these days it is shown straddling the port entrance.
The sunset boat cruise was a blast and was accompanied by predictable traditional Greek music but all but the one young girl onboard with her father seemed to love it. After a delightful taverna dinner we called it a night, ready for an early start the next morning, a "travel" ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking