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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... greatly increased the fortifications and made the wall up to 40 feet thick at the base so as to withstand cannonballs! The Knights were just rulers and Rodos continued to prosper as they encouraged trade, built naval ships and the Citadel at the high point of the city. It wasn't until 1522 that the Turks finally defeated the Knights in a siege that was to find 90,000 Turkish troops die and 6,500 knights and helpers. The Turks allowed the knights to leave the island under a truce ...
... 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 ...
We had a morning tour Sue and Darren - a lovely couple who are not about religion and are well travelled and down to earth. We had a great day with them and wish now we were doing the Holy Land with them as they have a car and driver and space for two more......... We were on our way by 0830 and into the old town to see a bit of it before it was closed down to traffic. name the sites stopped pottery - name of vessel lindros lunch walk about white ...
... back door s to speak of Skala ( took the road to the left of the stairs) and stopped for quite some time at a lovely cafe on a lovely street for tea and internet. We went back to the ship for a bit showered and then headed back for a walk along the shore, with our ipads. More internet and this time a chance to face time with Georges. Dinner on board with two couples who were evangelizing!! Not my favourite meal by any stretch. We skipped the show and turned in by ...
... early. The on board tea was very hot for once, so good. Our cakes, a shared bag of crisps and a little chocolate sustained us.
By all accounts it was quite a rough flight with at least a couple being unwell but I barely noticed. A nice change. Just on our approach to Exeter airport now.
And there was SB to welcome me back to the country, and Chris waiting for us to drive us home. Got to bed soon after midnight local time, after 2 Turkish time.