Kontes Beach Hotel
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Having left Singapore at 6:40 am Tuesday morning, I arrived in Marmaris, Turkey about 11 am this morning (Wednesday) - roughly 36 hours in that travel leg, taking account of time differences. I am looking forward to bed tonight - my first night's sleep in a bed since last Sunday night. I was somewhat anxious about travelling Malaysian Airlines, but actually it was quite good - the A380 was only ...
... and was reputed to be 110 feet tall and made in bronze. It only stood for 56 years until an earthquake toppled it into the sea in 224BC. It lay half submerged until an (Egyptian?) scrap dealer carried the pieces away on 900 camels nearly 900 years later! The 'modern day' history in Rhodes began when the Knights of St. John took control in 1309 after being expelled form the Holy Land and the Pope suggested using Rodos as their base to harass Turkish communications. As a result ...
... terms "hangover" and "hair of the dog" and they seemed to get it. If we could do it over again we would actually skip the mainstream stuff like the ruins and get a more local intimate look at the villages and produce. We did have an accidental encounter with some blokes harvesting olives which was interesting. The swim was great. Warm water and clear as crystal. And no one else on the beach. Had a beach side beer and fish (tuna which looked like minute steak but was ...
The island of Rhodes is another big tourist attraction with many beach resorts and hotels. I was told tourist season has another 2 weeks and then everything closes. The weather has been great, sunny in the mid 20's. This is a good time of year to go, perhaps not as crowded and not as hot.
We went to the village of Lindos a typical island village with whitewashed houses and narrow winding ...
... clog up the drainage and a lovely grubby plastic shower curtain, dont you just love them, lots of ‘please don't let my bum touch it’ moments. And oh yes, the mini kitchenette provides a haven for little bugs….. Sound insulation has been nil and we’ve had the daily delights of our neighbour who we’ve christened Mr Flemming retching and gobbing day and night….no need for the local mosque calls to prayer for wake up ...