Travel Blogs from Symi
... and old Christian catacombs. There are also the old remains of a Byzantine fortress. Dominican monks live here today. Amazing! Although we did not get to see them, there are the remains of a 4th century Temple on the acropolis of Lindos and from here you can see St. Paul's Bay where he is said to have sought shelter during a storm. Down to the old city and we walked along the pebble paved streets to the Palace of the Grand Masters. This was built in the 1400s and destroyed in ...
... up to a castle at the top which like many medieval fortresses replace Greek and roman temples and reused much of the marble from the prior temples. The view of the Aegean sea from the top was amazing. The top of the castle had ancient roman rooms. You could take a donkey up to the top, but we were advised against it as some people fall off and get injured. I got a nice linen pants and almost left ...
... the buses run frequently, even long distance buses, so even if you don't book in advance there should be no problems! Always carry your passport or ID card on you when on the buses as there are random police checks in operation and you don't want to be the one who spends ages rummaging around in your suitcase for it!
After a long journey I eventually arrived in beautiful, sunny Marmaris where I got a connecting bus to ...
Vivienne and I went for an early morning climb to the fort which is strategically placed to overlook the water between Turkey and the Island of Rhodes.
High on the hill one can see for miles and in the old days no doubt the occupants could patrol this waterway to ward off unfriendly pirates.
After coffee at Ali Baba we set off and when rounding the corner at Karaburun ...
... küsinud ju, kas ma oskan sõita. Igatahes ma vähemalt tean, kuidas see peaks käima.
Siin on liiklust. Ja võimalus kukkuda sadamas vette. Jõuan siiski ühes tükis Anagiri kloostri juurde ja jätkan sealt omal jalal. Rada on esialgu veidi hägune. Terve väli täis kive ja kitsejälgi. Naabermäel liigub jahimees, kes püüab mind rajale juhatada. Tema juurest on sealt kahtlemata hea vaade, aga 400-500 meetrit eemalt tehtavad viiped osutavad minu meelest igale ...
Other places to stay in Symi
Akti Georgiou Gennimata , Symi | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Harani, Symi | Hotelfrom $67
Gialos-Symi, Symi | Hotelfrom $102
Symi | 2 star hotelfrom $61
Akti Gennimata, Symi | Hotelfrom $80
Chorio, Symi | Hotelfrom $46
Nimborios Bay, Symi | Hotelfrom $87
Kali Strata, Symi | Hotelfrom $46
Mouragio Symi, Symi | 2 star hotelfrom $48