Travel Blogs from Kolimbia
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 ...
Another sunny day, another new place to explore, and today we hit our first Greek island namely Rhodes (Rhodos in Greek). The temperature is a milder 27 degrees Celsius today, great conditions for sightseeing while also being able to sneak in a swim later in the day. It was an easy walk from the port to the old city entrance, through an ornate gate in the fortified city walls. We headed past Socrates fountain ...
... 70,000 people used to live here and now it’s deserted. Where did they all go?
There are two deep harbours on each side of the isthmus and the water is the colour of turquoise. Once we finished exploring the ruins, we went for a welcome swim – talk about refreshing! So there I was, floating on a pool noodle in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, gazing at ruins from 360 B.C. Pinch me!
We spent the rest of the day going ...
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