Princess Flora Hotel
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... village consisting of all white houses, commanding views of the aquamarine bay below. The Dorians established Lindos in 2000 BC. Inside the town there was a maze of alleys brimming with shops and cafés along cobbled stone streets. In the afternoon we strolled around the maze of cobbled streets of the walled city of Old Rhodes, with numerous cafes and shops, gorgeous little winding alleys and pebbled streets. We all really enjoyed the island of ...
... houses, commanding view of the aquamarine bay below. The Dorians established Lindos in 2000 BC. Inside the village was a maze of alleys brimming with cafes & shops along a labyrinth maze of cobbled stoned streets & donkeys rides. In the afternoon when we got back to the port, strolled through the walled town of Old Rhodes again meandering through winding alleys, cobblestone streets. Had a wonderful day seeing the sights, soaking up the ...
... as far back as the Bronze Age.
The main square holds the remains of a temple dedicated to Apollo. Shops and homes covered the hillside alongside the temple.
A reservoir has been uncovered, big enough to have served 400 families.
What really fascinates me are columns and stones that still are engraved with Greek writings. I wish we could get translations to see what these residents ...
... read about the place because they have had more battles than breakfasts through history. The most interesting part began in 1309 when the Knights of St John were expelled from the Holy Land so they settled and fortified Rhodes. The Turks had a go at Rhodes in 1453 but they were repelled but after some time, the Turks won the battle and the Knights moved to Malta.
Like a lot of cities we have seen, we enter and leave through the city gates which formed part of the fortress around ...
... With each new conqueror recycling the buildings and materials of earlier residents, the historical links are seen everywhere.
During the Turkish occupation, which lasted 500 years, Rhodes continued to be a place of learning, just as it was in Greek and Roman times, when the Sophist school of philosophy flourished here, numbering Julius Caesar and Marc Antony among its high-achievers. No specific teaching for NAPLAN happened here, but they ...