I thought that it was about time I posted a piece that was predominantly photos, so here we go with a selection from the past couple of weeks...
|I never get fed up of these Old Town alleys, which, as I've often said, well demonstrate the fact that even in high season, you can get off the beaten track in Old Rhodes Town.|
|This fella appeared to be taking his lunch break up there, while most of the pedestrians in the street below didn't even notice him. I felt like shouting "Don't jump!!" But I'd probably have caused a scene.|
|Last week we re-visited the To Nisaki Taverna at Kolymbia. It's possibly our favourite beach-side eatery on the island at the moment. The swordfish souvlaki was excellent and the staff still as friendly as the last time. The freebie they brought us (me, my wife, my sister and her hubby) was something we'd never experienced before. They didn't just bring us a tiny glass each of the excellent liqueur from Chios called Skinos, but they brought us four glasses and a bottle of the stuff!!!|
|Nice view of the impressive moat around the Old Town. Well worth walking too.|
|Across the moat from above|
|Another hidden gem - the beach at Plimmiri. They now have this excellent and fairly-priced snackbar right on the beach. High season and the place was a long way from being crowded. The beach bums were mainly Greeks too as it was a Sunday afternoon.|
|Also at Plimmiri beach|
|Good news for Kontiki fans. After well over two years the floating cafe-bar in Mandraki Harbour is now open again. Not the cheapest place to go, but the atmosphere and view more than compensate for that.|
|Nice view of the Grand Masters' Palace from just beside the Kontiki|
|Go on, I bet you know where this is anyway...|
|Made my sister and her hubby walk up the three hundred steps to Tzambika Monastery last Monday. After they got their breath back they said they did think it was worth it though!|
|Steert vendors on the path into the Old Town up near the Lido cafés. Someone will tell me the name of this gate...|
|And finally, one more view of the moat.|
Hope you like 'em folks. Usual applies, click on any photo for a larger view. Once you're in the larger view you can usually right-click to "view image" and you get an even larger one.