Travel Blogs from Koskinou
We woke up early to walk into town to catch the bus to Lindos. Bus 17 turned out to be a lemon! We got the last 2 seats at the very back but hot air was pouring out from under the seat for the entire hour and a half trip. At Lindos we walked down the hill into the winding streets of the town and then back up to the Acropolis. Unfortunately it was closed due to a general strike ...
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 ...
Leaving the beauty and tranquility of Maheri and the villa was difficult. Mrs. Jenny and Costa gave us a gift of bags of oregano and mountain tea as well as a bottle of olive oil prepared in the traditional way with Costa's olives. The flight on ...
... 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 ...
... the cook = 3 crew for the 4 of us! We sat around chatting for a bit, said goodbye to Berrin (the Neyzen Travel agent who came to our rescue), and motored out of the harbour for about half an hour, stopping to retrieve the inflatable mattress that blew away. “Tekin” took the zodiac and tied us up to a rock on an island for the evening. Ralph and Jim went snorkeling while Kelly and I enjoyed a drink and appies on the deck.
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