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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!
 

The city of Rhodes is about to have some major changes

I am very happy to see that Greece is investing in preserving its architecture and mediaeval cities. Rhodes has so much beauty, that I would hate to see it go away overtime because of environmental or other damages and erosion. Their plan is to create three main sectors of the city which will be the monumental, residential, and commercial areas. I'm very curious to see how this project will turn out and how the funds will be allocated. Have you heard anything about this?

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There will be parades & dancing. To celebrate independence day

If you love history, Rhodes should be your next destination!

When many people think of travelling to Greece for history, they may think of Athens or Crete… but I'm here to tell you that Rhodes is one of the best places to visit if you love history. The island is full of mediaeval history and has some of the most beautiful and old mediaeval architecture in all of Greece. Some of the best places to explore this history are Ancient Kamiros, Palace of the Grand Master, and the archeological museum of Rhodes.

Ferry service resumes between Turkish destinations and Rhodes!

For those of you that are traveling to Turkey from Greece using the ferry or vice versa, you are in luck! The ferry services are being re introduced which is great news especially for those that are traveling on a budget. The ferries were close down because of covid and have been closed for some time. Every Friday and Sunday there is a 45 minute boat ride from Fethiye, Turkey to Rhodes. This is such a quick trip and will definitely be cheaper than taking most flights! Has anyone taken this route? Unfortunately I have not and cannot provide tips from personal experience.

Seven Springs in Rhodes is a great place for couples!

This is one of the most beautiful natural places on the island of Rhodes. In English, it's called Seven Springs, but in Greek it's called Epta Piges. These are natural springs that are open to the public. It is a particularly romantic place and great for couples, especially those on honeymoons. The springs are located in the woods, and have amazing scenery. It's the perfect place for a picnic and to spend the afternoon. I highly recommend that everyone visit!
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