My Favourite Pictures of the Greek Islands – 21

Rhodes – The Street of the Knights

On the first morning we woke early and went to the Street of the Knights because this is one of the best preserved/restored medieval streets in Europe and we wanted to get there before the crowds arrived.  As soon as the cruise ships arrive and discharge their guests onto the quayside hundreds of people make straight for this place and it immediately loses its atmosphere and its charm.  At eight o’clock in the morning however there was no one about except the odd delivery man and it was possible to soak up Mussolini’s fascist  interpretation of the place.

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One response to “My Favourite Pictures of the Greek Islands – 21

  1. That’s the best possible scenario; when you get there before anyone else does and can enjoy it without the crowds. Priceless!

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