2007 – Kos in the Dodecanese Islands

2007 – Kos in the Dodecanese Islands

Posted by on Jul 12, 2007 in Dodecanese Islands, Greece, Kos | One Comment

Kos Island, Greece is a one hour ride on the ferry from Bodrum, Turkey. Of course that doesn’t include the 75 minutes it takes to go through four passport inspections (3 in Turkey and 1 more in Greece). But if you’re in Bodrum (like we were) it’s a lot easier than flying back to Istanbul, […]

2000 – Rhodes; the Colossus and the Knights Castle

2000 – Rhodes; the Colossus and the Knights Castle

Posted by on Oct 25, 2000 in Dodecanese Islands, Greece, Rhodes | No Comments

Rhodes or Rhodos is the largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, lying about 11 miles from the Agean coast of Turkey, which is why there is such a big castle guarding the harbor. There was a lot of battles over the control of this strategic island. The Colossus of Rhodes, a 100 foot tall bronze […]