The Residence Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ialyssos
For as long as I remember, we went to Greece on holiday every year when I was a child. Then, we took a boat trip to Turkey for the day, and that appeared to change the lives of everyone (but that's another story)
*LOOK AWAY IF QUEASY*
We returned to Greece when I was about 13, and stayed in a lovely hotel in ...
... old town of The town of Rhodes. In the 14th century the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem (quasi religious, quasi military) showed up and saved the island from invasion of the Turks. They made Rhodes their headquarters and built a large ( 3 separate walls and 3 dry moats) fort , the Palace of the Grand Masters and a hospital which still stands. It is the end of tourist season here so many of the shops are already closed. No great shopping so ...
... s day off. The ubiquitous cats and dogs on the streets fled as it rained cats and dogs.
This was home to the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Google it; the Colossus was a giant statue of a man who stood guard at the harbor where we now are moored. There is no evidence of the existence of Colossus visible to us.
Rhodes says is boasts three hundred days of sunshine ...
... peale. 2,20 €, saareekskursioon on hinna sees.
Bakery lady yawns in the morning on her balcony.
It's a bit frightening to see giant Diagoras maneuvering in the tiny port of Symi. The island disappears quickly into fog.
I'm offered a room in Rhodes airport but spent my time with having breakfast instead. Then go to the bus. Island excursion is ...
... pakitud mõni kohvik või tavern.
It's half cloudy and that’s good. Today will be a day to do things that have not been done until now. Proseminary and Arabic.
Fly enters and leaves the room. Clouds appear and disappear.
Every evening some cafe or taverna has been packed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet