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Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Rhodes » Ixia September 26th 2012

*Bing* The seatbelt sign had been switched off, in just over 4 hours we knew that we would be touching down in one of the most beautiful places I have been too to date. Sure I have been to the beautiful GreekIsland of Rhodes before but we had to go back again. This time it was another big family trip. As the plane curved round the island to land on the runway, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the waves that crash against the shoreline – this is the windy side of the Island, I reminded myself. The busy-ness of the airport was so intense and hard to cope with. The Greek Authorities had been on strike too, which meant just a few people handling the baggage from all the flights - nightmare! It took ... read more

Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Rhodes » Ixia June 15th 2011

Day 6 Our bodies are finally acclimating to the time change and we are no longer waking up at 5:30 a.m. At 8 a.m. we enjoy the buffet breakfast downstairs. The rest of the morning is spent returning emails and hanging out in the hotel room. Eventually we can no longer stand the confines of the room and we seek out the beach. From the hotel there is an underground tunnel that allows hotel guests to cross under the main road to the beach. The hotel provides chaise lounge chairs complete with umbrellas. This is our kind of vacation. We find a set of chairs and camp out. The water is indescribable! The color of the water is a multitude of turquoise shades of blue. Unbelievable. We can officially say we have been swimming in the ... read more
Going for a swim
The big man's yacht
Our Titanic moment

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