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It's Fantastic

Written by Amy Bendall
Rhodes is fantastic i would love to go again ang get a loverly tan again i also loved the pool at the hotel that i stayed at. I loved the hotel that i stayed in it had everything that i needed. The weather their was good to sunbath in but at night i could not get to sleep but that doesn't matter. The beach was loverly the sea was just so relaxing to lie in. The peolpe their were so nice to me i made friends with them and i learnt tospeak part of the Greek language. The shop's had English food me ( more... )
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Kamiros - Apollona Village

Municipality of Kamiros
Population: 997
53km from Rhodes town

The village of Apollona is located 53 kilometers from the city of Rhodes, with a height of 390 meters above sea level.  The village acquired its name from the Temple of God Apollo who in the region at that time, was the protector of Rhodes Island and its fine arts.  
The village has a rich vegetation with 71.175 acres of land and is inhabited by 997 residents, the majority of people in the community deal mainly with the cultivation of olive trees.

The cathedral temple of the village, with a vast history splendid hagiographies, memoirs of the saints and its pebbled courtyard, celebrate one of the biggest festivals on the island on the 14th September, in honor to St. Stavrou.

Apollona has one of the most remarkable folkloric museums on the island, with a wide range of domestic utensils, rural tools and impressive ancient objects such as an old olive press, sarcophaguses and medieval burrstones.  Other exhibits include traditional women's costumes and local women sell products such as embroideries, food specialties, sweets and bread.