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Tpebop

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For example @ 9PM local time its 33 C
 

greeceluvl74

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For example @ 9PM local time its 33 C
WOW!!! That is hot for 9 PM. For me, I long for this weather when it is cold out, but then the heat can feel like A LOT when it's happening.
 

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Tpebop

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It is on Rhodes.At 5AM local time today 3 July it is 23 C rising to 39C plus later
 

francescool

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It is on Rhodes.At 5AM local time today 3 July it is 23 C rising to 39C plus later
Wow I feel terrible for people who don't have AC
 
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We do not have AC. Just open some doors & windows. All have fly screens fitted .The bedroom shutters remain closed all the time .
 

dpappas87

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We do not have AC. Just open some doors & windows. All have fly screens fitted .The bedroom shutters remain closed all the time .
Are you in Rhdoes?
 
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Tpebop

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yes, in afando.have lived on rhodes over 12 years
 

dpappas87

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yes, in afando.have lived on rhodes over 12 years
Wow i've never been to Afando. I just looked it up and it looks beautiful- right on the water! That's how I would like to live. How is life there? Cheers
 

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To dpappas87. the village is not right by the water. From the village to the beach is about a 30 min. walk.From our place to the beach is a 15. min walk
 

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yes that is the village
 

Take a day trip to Symi island from Rhodes

Taking a day trip is the easiest way to see many of the islands in Greece. Symi is a pretty small island, so I don't recommend spending many days there. What you can do is take a short ferry to the island and spend it walking around, exploring and heading to the beach. If you're lucky, you'll be able to check out the annual music festival which features artists from around Greece.

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There will be parades & dancing. To celebrate independence day

Another earthquake hits waters near the island of Rhodes

Another earthquake hit the waters near island of Rhodes this week, it was pretty small and there aren't any damages or losses on the island itself. Many of the islands suffer pretty frequent earthquakes because of their proximity to volcanic and tectonic plates. The island is prepared for this and takes many precautionary measures. The earthquake was 4.5 magnitude which would usually cause slight damage to buildings but gladly it was in the water.

These are my best Rhodes travel tips

These are my travel tips from having visited Rhodes a couple of times!

-Don't spend all your time at the beach! It's tempting, but there are some really great sites and an amazing village town that are totally worth visiting
-You shouldn't pay top dollar for a hotel just because it has a pool! Many of the beaches are much better than the pools and they also offer great services like food and drink service.
-Bring your own first aid kit. If you need medical attention, it might be difficult to find a pharmacy that's open. There's usually one or two pharmacies that remain open at night or during holidays. If you don't have a car, it will be more difficult to get to them.

Best of luck and enjoy your holidays!

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.
Share and discuss your Rhodes photos, questions and experiences!

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