Arabian Nights in Rhodes

Arabian Nights in Rhodes

We leave Santorini reluctantly. I’m a little worried about Rhodes and how it can match up. It does.First, our hotel is straight out of Tales of Arabian Nights. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Set in the warren of streets that is Rhodes Old Town, our cabbie...
Rhodes

Rhodes

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Farewell Santorini

Farewell Santorini

Dawn this morning; now on to Rhodes! Walking along Oia’s ocean side cliffs, I watch the dawn and see garbage collection Oia-style; the garbage man here drives a donkey and loads garbage bags on the donkey’s back! No truck could handle these steep steps and...

Oia Doors

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Santorini Hike

Santorini Hike

The six-mile hike between Oia and Fira has been universally recommended and given all the tzazki, calamari, grilled feta in sesame and honey and souvlaki we’ve been eating, I am all for it. We climb rugged, rocky trails, clamber up steep slopes, pass pristine...
Santorini Sailing

Santorini Sailing

One day we head to FIra, park the car (no mean feat given the tight space and steep hill), buy excursion tickets from Pelican Travel (as recommended by Dimitrios) and walk down the 400 or so steps (some of which are being repaired as part of the bustle of cleaning,...