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Nice port visit from cruise ship

Written by Rodney T W
When I went up on deck of the Costa Concordia early in the morning to get a look at Rhodes, I was surprised to see the walls, turrets and castle around the city. It had a Disneyland-look I didn't expect. For a cruise
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Kamiros - Platania Village

Municipality of Kamiros
Population: 383
28km from Rhodes town


The village of Platania is located 38 km from Rhodes town with 17.850 acres of land and home to 383 inhabitants. The village is shadowed by a mountain range, with a truly majestic view of the countryside the village of Platania is just a few kilometers away from Apollona.

This is a very small enchanting Greek village situated in an area used for sheep and goat herding.  The village acquired its' name from the many Platania trees that grow in the region.  The village has a rich vegetation and lots of water.  With its serene surroundings the village attracts the Greeks who like to enjoy a quiet meal in one of its few tavernas. The residents of the village are involved mainly in the tourism profession and party with agriculture.



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