Grande Albergo delle Rose
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... it wasn't a modem flash under water world of course, it was something different, with some unusual fish.
From there we walked point to point where Collosus of Rhodes once stood!! The statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun Helios, which was erected by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC to celebrate victory over defeating Cyprus. It was meant to have stood 30 metres tall, and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient ...
... as far back as the Bronze Age.
The main square holds the remains of a temple dedicated to Apollo. Shops and homes covered the hillside alongside the temple.
A reservoir has been uncovered, big enough to have served 400 families.
What really fascinates me are columns and stones that still are engraved with Greek writings. I wish we could get translations to see what these residents ...
... an acropolis dating from the Classical Greek period (5th-3rd century BC). This site included the Temple of Apollo, a stadium, and theatre. In case I haven't mentioned enough about history, here's some more!! Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of light and the sun, truth and prophecy, healing, plague, music, poetry, and more. He was also the son of Zeus and Leto, Most Greek cities had a theatre. It was in the open air, and was usually a bowl-shaped arena on a ...
... stacked rocks. There must have been thousands of little stacks. Some with only a few rocks, and some more impressive with more than 20 rocks. The view from the top was also spectacular. You could really see the differences between the two seas; the Aegean far rougher compared to the Mediterranean. We made our way down the island and back to the car, ready for our next stop.
About 8 hours after we left the hotel, we finally made it to Lindos. The view was even more beautiful ...
... Its the oldest medieval town with all its walls still intact in the world. It was a bit like a time warp passing through the gates, bar all the new shops inside selling tourist ****. We walked around getting a feel for the place and exploring the whole of the old town. We grabbed some lunch at a nice restaurant and trekked back to the port. Rhodes seems like a cool island and would have been nice to stay for a day or two, I hear they have ...