Travel Blogs from Ixia
We woke up early to walk into town to catch the bus to Lindos. Bus 17 turned out to be a lemon! We got the last 2 seats at the very back but hot air was pouring out from under the seat for the entire hour and a half trip. At Lindos we walked down the hill into the winding streets of the town and then back up to the Acropolis. Unfortunately it was closed due to a general strike ...
In the late 7th century A.D., Rhodes was fortified against attack from Arabs. Over the years it was further fortified and became an impregnable city from attacks from Turks, Franks and Arabs. We explored the wall around the city and the waterfront area. Swim on the beach across from our hotel. Very ...
Leaving the beauty and tranquility of Maheri and the villa was difficult. Mrs. Jenny and Costa gave us a gift of bags of oregano and mountain tea as well as a bottle of olive oil prepared in the traditional way with Costa's olives. The flight on ...
... street of the Knights, framed with medieval buildings, and had a look at the little shops in the old town. I quickly acquired a pair of ornate hand made earrings in a typical Greek design, symbolising the circle of life / a long life. We stopped for a gyro at a local taverna, where the highlight was undoubtedly the mountainous scoop of tzatziki we were given together with some heated pita bread. The ...
... 70,000 people used to live here and now it’s deserted. Where did they all go?
There are two deep harbours on each side of the isthmus and the water is the colour of turquoise. Once we finished exploring the ruins, we went for a welcome swim – talk about refreshing! So there I was, floating on a pool noodle in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, gazing at ruins from 360 B.C. Pinch me!
We spent the rest of the day going ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking