Travel Blogs from Rhodes
... walking tour followed by a greasy feed on the boat then back out to the beating sun of the 40ish degree day to make a drop off at the laundromat and a quick trip to the beach to cool off. Sean heads to the diving board 200 meters off the shore to do some bombs, after the pain of the first bomb he decides it's too high to bomb off and after a few more jumps and decompression earache he decides to end his Greek diving career before it ...
... vista out to that Aegean sea.
We had the same ass chasing fun on the way down the mountain and met Gab in the square. Gab had been strolling the alleys of the old town, no doubt there was never a plan for this place, but you couldn't have designed a better tourist trap to get lost in it's lanes.
Gab found a great palce for lunch that overlooked both Bay below, across to the village and up to the Acropolis, taking in all of Lindos ...
... spots - no one seems to mind though. But it is in the main port where passengers close their eyes; without too much of an error, the back wheels would be over the edge! The road between the building and the water is only just wide enough for the bus. We met up with a few Greek Australians who have traded part or the whole of their lives for a life on the island. We loved Symi; it was unexpectedly charming and we would go back in a heartbeat.
When I was planning this trip, I didn't know much about the ports that we were going to, it was just the idea of going to Greece. When we docked at Rhodes, I got really excited. We docked right outside of the medieval city walls. So cool. From a distance, I love this time period. Probably I wouldn't love it so much if ...
... or even a turtle. We will see. The afternoon went from better to better. Navigation was good course to steer was actually correct and the wind improved as the afternoon wore on. We sailed on one tack all afternoon with just the genoa out making between 4-5 knots in 15-18 knots of wind. Delightful..... Sadly no dolphins or turtles today. I am delighted to report that ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pension Liros Rhodes
Other places to stay in Rhodes
Ammoudes Koskinou, Kalithea | 5 star hotelfrom $163
Akti Miaouli & Papanikolaou, Rhodes | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Trianta Beach, Ialyssos | 3 star hotelfrom $183
PO Box 105, Kalithea | 4 star hotelfrom $91
100 Iraklidon Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $134
- Fantastic Hotel for a lovely Holiday
- Fantastic value for money!
- Spoil your self
Iliadon St, Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Well kept hotel
- Very good hotel
- Wonderful week
Faliraki Road , Faliraki | 4 star hotelfrom $152
Ialissou Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $34
Kalithea Ave., Koskinou | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Theologos, Tholos | 4 star hotelfrom $97
- Mediocre Doreta
- Miss it already
- A nice and relaxing trip
Rodou - Kallithea Avenue, Kalithea | 5 star hotelfrom $141
- A safe choice with no unpleasant surprises
- A real 5 star hotel
- Excellent Hotel
Lalissou Ave., Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Lovely relaxing holiday
- Very disappointing!
- Vacation in Rhodes
Ialyssos Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $169
PO Box 202, Faliraki | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Faliraki | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Avenue Rhodes-Faliraki, Faliraki | 4 star hotelfrom $78
175, Iraklidon Str., Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Could not do enough!
- Pleasant hotel
- Tre stelle e greco
35 Cos Str, Rhodes | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Ferenikis Street, Ialyssos | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ialyssos Avenue, Ixia | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Kolimbia, Kolimbia | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Kolimbia | 4 star hotelfrom $33
Pros Pefkous, Lardos | 4 star hotelfrom $242
- Not all that great
- A great treat for a week.
- Tolles Hotel, herzlicher Empfang, kalte Schwimmbeck
Lachania Beach, Lachania | 5 star hotelfrom $186
Ixia Beach, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $105
- Fantastic Holiday
- Terrible for children
- Great holiday!