Blue Horizon Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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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 ...
... love a bit of Athens. Crazy how the next two weeks are going to fly and before I know it I'll be on that long flight on my way to the other side of the world.
So my last two days in Lindos look something like this. Mum and I are doing the xmas craft fair in pilona tomorrow so she's been making/painting/baking like crazy. NicNic is coming along to say bye and Kimbo too. Then Sunday- we are celebrating Christmas as I'm going to miss seeing ...
... when we arrived at Chora we completely missed the stairs up to the monastery but had a great time wandering around this picturesque village, spotting restaurants with views for lunch and a bakery! We came across a church which we thought might be the monastery but were shooed out by the priest as he was leaving and locking everything. A bit more wandering and we found the monastery albeit from the back door. We met up briefly with Scott and Julie who had taken ...
... up to a castle at the top which like many medieval fortresses replace Greek and roman temples and reused much of the marble from the prior temples. The view of the Aegean sea from the top was amazing. The top of the castle had ancient roman rooms. You could take a donkey up to the top, but we were advised against it as some people fall off and get injured. I got a nice linen pants and almost left ...
... shoes on chairs.
David went and got a coffee and baguette with ham cheese and tomato. Very nice. Caffeine addiction is back in place and going to have to,work seriously hard when we get home to get back to minimal coffee.
Caught taxi from the port, getting off the ferry was an interesting experience. All waiting at the bottom level with cars and trucks for the "doors" to open. Taxi ...