Golden Odyssey Kolimbia
Travel Blogs from Kolimbia
... the harbour and port and even St John's hidden inlet where he was said to have holed up for awhile. On our way back down the hill to the town we stop for some fizzy so we actually have the energy to make it back to the bus, we are amazed by the thousands of people lining up to get in to the acropolis. No wonder our tour guide was so stoked to be the first bus that arrived. Time for another nap on the bus as we head to Rhodes old town ...
... Unrailed stair cases, and sheer marble slopes were a playground for Max and cardiac event for me. The Lindos people built this Acropolis to Athena in the 4th Century BC. This trip there are "so many old broken castles" as Emerson put it that I think the age of this stuff is finally starting to sink in a little, she at least has the concept of AD and BC. WIthout a guide in the Acropolis we mostly admired the spectacle of the site, and ...
... 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.
... a serf back then. Our tour today was to be a walking tour of medieval Rhodes, and it was, but it was also too much recent and not so recent greek history and ended up with a long discussion of greek statuary. Rhodes screamed crusades to me. Again from the distance of several centuries, facinating. Up close, ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking