Rodos Park Suites & Spa
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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 ...
So it's three days until I leave home for Athens, 7 days until I leave Athens for Bristol, and 13days 21 hours and 57minutes until I leave England for Melbourne.
Last days in beautiful Lindos.
Have been frantically 'DOING' stuff this week in preperation to leave. I think (hope) I'm finally getting somewhere. Re registering new car in my name, online shopping for last minute necessities, sorting my life out ready to pack in to a rucksack, ...
The island of Rhodes is another big tourist attraction with many beach resorts and hotels. I was told tourist season has another 2 weeks and then everything closes. The weather has been great, sunny in the mid 20's. This is a good time of year to go, perhaps not as crowded and not as hot.
We went to the village of Lindos a typical island village with whitewashed houses and narrow winding ...
... from the port. There is a decent travel sleeping window to be made use of. We are the first tour bus to arrive for the day so we quickly head through the town and up the hill (via the traditional donkey of course) to reach the top before the thousands of other tourists start flocking in. The acropolis looks like a castle, it has massive walls or sheer cliffs around the entire complex, towers, a portcullis, archer niches and above the ...
... probably a benefit of visiting during the low season). We ate in front of a roaring wood fire, perfect on the rather gray day. Stuffed like the dolmades we'd just feasted on, we headed back to the medieval city, returned the car and napped/relaxed. We talked with Manos for a while, and were still full at 9 p.m., so we walked to the new city for some light and cheap takeaway with the locals.
Our last day, we went for a run through the old city and around ...