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z-index:9999999"> <div class="adCenterClass" style="display:block!important; overflow:hidden; width:936px;"> <div id="aflinksholder" style="float:left; width:186px;"> <a href="http://www.angelfire.lycos.com/" title="Angelfire.com: build your free website today!" style="display:block; border:0"> <img src="/adm/ad/angelfire-freeAd2.jpg" alt="Site hosted by Angelfire.com: Build your free website today!" style="display:block; border:0" /> </a> </div> <iframe id="lycosFooterAdiFrame" style="border:0; display:block; float:left; height:96px; overflow:hidden; padding:0; width:750px"></iframe> </div> </div> </xmp> Rhodes, the island in Greece, beaches, nature, car rental, hotels, pictures and information

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Capsis Hotel Capsis Hotel Me in the Capsis Hotel pool Me in the Capsis Hotel bathtub
Rhodes town Rhodes town Rhodes town Rhodes town


Here's my one week in Rhodes, a trip made in month of october 2003. I was there before, 28 years earlier, but not much material was left from that time that I can put on the internet. Like before I stayed in Ixia, a coastal village between the airport and the main town, Rhodos City. Ixia is purely a tourist town with mostly big 5 star deluxe hotels like the Hilton, Rhodos Palace and the Sofitel Capsis. We stayed at the last one, which is the biggest of them all, with two pools, of which one is an enormous lagoon pool, complete with jacuzi and a slide. Since public transport was bad at the end of the season (october) we did everything by taxi, and the only busses we saw the inside from were the two busses that transferred us from and to the airport.

Rhodes town Street of the knights in Rhodes town Rhodes town Street in Rhodes town
Remains of a church in Rhodes town Kalithea, at the beach Kalithea Kamires

Rhodes has plenty of beaches. Not only the stretch of sand on the wescoast with the villages of Trianda and Ixia, but there are also the dotted small beaches of Kalithea, the big sand beach of Faliraki and many more. Rhodes has also got plenty of antiqueties, and one of the most beautiful capitols of all the islands: Rhodes town feels like you have been trown back into time. If you want to do some island hopping in the Dodekanese than Rhodes is also a good choise since it has excellent connections with a lot of the islands including Crete end the northern Aegean islands.

Blue house in Rhodes town Statue in Rjodes town Maxim in the harbour of Rhodes town Me in Rhodes town Rhodes town
Capsis Hotel swimming pool Me in our apartment at Capsis Hotel Maxim enjoying a bath Me in Trianda Maxim in Trianda
Kalithea Maxim at Kamiros Kamiros Kamiros Kalithea
Harbour of Rhodes town Sunset in Ixia Maxim in Trianda Maxim in Trianda The beach in Ixia

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