Travel Blogs from Symi
... Greeks, situated high on a hill so that it's worshipper a were located close to the Gods. Near the temple we saw the ancient Olympic stadium which formed part of the network of stadiums of the ancient Olympic era. We travelled onto firstly St Paul's Bay, a beautiful picturesque area, the home of the ancient monastery of St Paul. Located on a very pretty bay, where they filmed 'The Guns of Navarone'. From here we travelled onto Lindos, a lovely ...
... its worshipers were close to the Gods. Near the Temp,e saw the ancient Olympic stadium which formed part of a network of stadiums of the Ancient Olympic era. We travelled onto firstly St. Paul's Bay, a beautiful picturesque area home of the ancient Monastary of St. Paul to the right of this bay up on the hill in a large cave is where they filmed 'The Guns of Navarone'. Drove down the hill a bit to Lindos, a lovely little hillside village consisting ...
... probably because of its strategic location as a crossroad between the Aegean nations and the Middle East.
Rhodes was occupied by the Persians, Macedonians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and the Ottoman Turks.
It became a stop during the Crusades, which led to its occupation by the Knights of Saint John in 1309.
The Knights were a religious organization dedicated to John the Baptist. ...
... under the Mediterranean sun, swimming several times each day - no cruise ship people go to the beaches - in deep crystal-clear waters, Turkey so close that you can almost hear the goats bleating and see the snow on its mountains. There's an Acropolis here, a temple to Apollo and forArtemis, all overlooking a Greek running track, the stadion. The old town, a maze of tiny streets, lanes, and footpaths, two hundred of them not even named, takes ...
... up to the piers. On one hand it looks like an old fishing village, then you turn around and the shops attack your senses. Cross roads here at your peril. Every now and again somebody would stop for you to cross but you felt that there was an inner being wanting to accelerate towards you. After returning to the ship Max went to the spa (visit 6, part 2 of the Angelina Jolie treatment). I am still looking for players at the blackjack table. Still no luck finding ...
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