Sheraton Rhodes Resort
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... but we could view it from the outside. Back down the hill again to the town and then further down to the beach in the beautiful cove. Rented sunbeds and spent a couple of hours relaxing and swimming. The bus ride back was only an hour and much more enjoyable. We had an early dinner (artichokes stuffed with lamb, grilled veggies such as zucchini, aubergines and peppers, grilled ...
In the late 7th century A.D., Rhodes was fortified against attack from Arabs. Over the years it was further fortified and became an impregnable city from attacks from Turks, Franks and Arabs. We explored the wall around the city and the waterfront area. Swim on the beach across from our hotel. Very ...
... plane to Rhodes was much smoother than expected but nevertheless I was relieved to land. The hotel here was a disappointment after the villa. After a beer at the nearby soccer bar, we went out to explore Rhodes town including Old Town and the ...
... top of Socrates street, and headed for the Palace of the Grand Masters, built by the Knighs of St John in medieval times, later partially destroyed by Ottoman invaders and rebuilt by the Italians as a summer residence for Victor Emmanuel and later Mussolini. The castle is in great shape, although there wasn't that much inside to see apart from a few impressive mosaics inlaid in the floor. We then walked ...
... and then the two museums – an Ecclesiastical museum with rich collections of relics, including a library full of post-Byzantine manuscripts that Marisa Parker would have loved. There was also a Folklore Museum full of antiquities such as cooking pots, urns, irons, looms, utensils, lanterns and more.
We saw a large, dead eel – similar to a moray eel – floating in the harbour as we walked back to the MS Nikola. There were lots of small ...
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