Crete – Kasos – Karpathos – Rhodes – Nisyros – Tilos – Symi – Chalki

A Lazy Last Day on Chalki – Kania Beach

My time here has gone so quickly.  I have a ticket for the Prevelis leaving at 18.20 this evening.  During my stay I haven’t seen my host but I make a point of trying to find her this morning.  She doesn’t speak English but I manage to communicate a question about checking out later in …

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Ftenagia Beach and a Sunset Trip to the Castle and Monastery

I was so taken by the magnificent sunrise when I first arrived on Chalki that I set my alarm at 5.00am to make sure I catch it again today.  There isn’t as much definition in the sky as the storms over Rhodes have moved on. Nonetheless – it is still stunningly beautiful. I set up …

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Arrival on Chalki – the Island Reveals Itself

It is still pitch black when I disembark.  Just a handful of us departed from the ferry and about a dozen boarded.  It feels like the season will soon be drawing to an end. I thumbed the Atlantis apartments into Google maps and it was like Pigadia all over again!  Up what felt like hundreds …

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Back to Rhodes Town, Farewell to my Compadres and off to Chalki!

We arrive in Rhodes Old Town mid morning.  I am still in a bit of a dilemma regarding my next steps.  My compadres have flights to Manchester and London this evening and I have a ferry that leaves at 3.00am in the morning.  As much as I like to think I still have the staying …

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Epta Piges, Ancient Kamiros and Butterfly Valley

Today is our last day and night staying in Pefkos before heading back to Rhodes town in the morning. My lovely tour guide friend Julie had given me some information on Rhodes and today we are going to drive North and inland to Epta Piges (Seven Springs). When we arrive it is hard to identify …

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Lindos, Prasonisi and Monolithos

After a hearty buffet breakfast we head off to Lindos.  I had read that the village was beautiful and the Acropolis was spectacular. My first impressions weren’t great.  It was heaving with tourists and looked a little grubby and run down.  It may be a case of it being a bit of a shock to …

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Back to Rhodes and a Stay at Pefkos

It is a very early start to catch the Blue star back to Rhodes.  We reluctantly leave our little windmill before 5.00am to get our pre booked taxi down to the port. A small group of Brits are already there.  A kind gentleman brings us over two plastic chairs and tells us to make ourselves …

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