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nadellii

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Im sure most of you know, but please be careful if you are in Rhodes or traveling to Rhodes. There are wildfires on the island and it is very dangerous.

 
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Tpebop

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Yes the First fire was near Sorini on the west coast.that is where the power station is located.So we hd no power for 7 hours & many places no water. A couple of villages were evacuated.
 
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nadellii

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Oh my goodness, I hope you are okay. How are things now? Are some people able to return to their homes with power?
Yes the First fire was near Sorini on the west coast.that is where the power station is located.So we hd no power for 7 hours & many places no water. A couple of villages were evacuated.
 
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Tpebop

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the fires are under control after 2 days.with the strong winds the situation is being monitored overnight.At a local attraction Farma known as the ostrich farm the owners house was burned down. A kangaroo, 2 ostriches & a raccoon died.
 

Hash

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the fires are under control after 2 days.with the strong winds the situation is being monitored overnight.At a local attraction Farma known as the ostrich farm the owners house was burned down. A kangaroo, 2 ostriches & a raccoon died.
Sad reading, please take care.... sending good wishes from Thailand ❣️👋
 
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nadellii

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the fires are under control after 2 days.with the strong winds the situation is being monitored overnight.At a local attraction Farma known as the ostrich farm the owners house was burned down. A kangaroo, 2 ostriches & a raccoon died.
That is tragic, please be safe! I am so sad to see that there are now fires almost everywhere in Greece
 

Hash

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That is tragic, please be safe! I am so sad to see that there are now fires almost everywhere in Greece
Tragic indeed!😢.....I posted about Evia yesterday,I couldn't believe what I was reading!🙏🇬🇷🇬🇷
 

Tpebop

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The fires are all out now.
Lidl Hellas have granted 500,000 euros to help with reforestation.
 
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greek_ggirl

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The fires are all out now.
Lidl Hellas have granted 500,000 euros to help with reforestation.
The damage is done, but I am very glad to hear that. It will be a slow process
 
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k_tsoukalas

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I am thankful that all the fires are out, but it is still a tragic situation!
 

Things to do in Rhodes for 1 Day

Everyone please add your recommendations to this list!!

- Palace of Grandmasters
- Old Town
- Go to the beach of course!

This is only three things but it will keep you occupied for an entire day trip for sure!

Do you recommend makris tichos beach in Rhodes?

Is this beach nice? Does anyone have any pictures they could post? Im not very trusting of pictures I see online posted by travel agencies

Are there any beaches in Rhodes with lock boxes for valuables?

I really appreciate when beaches have lock boxes (or whatever they're called) with a place to store my phone, keys and wallet at my beach chair while im swimming. Does anyone have any recommendations?

Intellectuals at Rhodes

I know some of the intellectual life in ancient Greece, but I am curious about its present state, since I hope that there will be a resurgence -- a needed resurgence. How is it in Rhodes? Meanwhile I'll mention one ancient Rhodian for the general reader: Panaitios (often referred to as Panaetius of Rhodes) was born in Rhodes, lived 185-110 B.C. He was a Stoic philosopher who travelled to and spent time in Rome and in Athens. In Rome he was a teacher of Cicero, who followed him and developed themes from his work, "Peri ton kathEkontos" . Cicero's work, which is translated and available online is titled "De Officiis" [= On Duties] . Panaitios maintained that virtue alone is not sufficient to attain a happy life; health and some resources are also needed. Along with the older Stoics, he maintained that humans ought to act according to nature, and that nature, by means of impulses, steers us to act properly/morally. So, Cicero dwells upon the "instinctive" love that parents have for children, for their spouses, and --to some extent -- for humans in general (on account of their being human). This love-based ethics was widely accepted during the Middle Ages theologians....

Where is the best place for young couples in Rhodes?

My cousin is wondering where she can go with her boyfriend. Does anyone have advice on romantic spots?
Share and discuss your Rhodes photos, questions and experiences!

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