Rhodes, Island of the Sun (1963)

Rhodes, Island of the Sun (1963)

An old promotional video from 1963. This story involves a tour around picturesque Greece. There are scenic shots of Rhodes and the surrounding sea, the narrator gives a history of the islands as we view them.

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The miniature horse of Rhodes (Rhodian Pony)

The miniature horse of Rhodes (Rhodian Pony)

Rhodes’ miniature horse, or Rhodian Pony, is an endangered horse species found on the island of Rhodes in Greece. Efforts to save the breed began in 2001 by the "Phaethon" association, which succeeded in collecting and stabling the little horses, ensuring their survival, while sensitizing the local community to their plight. Though they are also known as Rhodian ponies they do not have typical pony traits, apart from their small size.

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Wintertime in Rhodes

Wintertime in Rhodes

It's winter. You are sitting in your apartment or office, while it's cold outside and the weather is gray, dark and rainy, and you find yourself reading this article. Don't you wish you can go someplace where the winter weather is not necessarily so depressive?

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Fun in the sun: how to choose and pick good sunglasses

Fun in the sun: how to choose and pick good sunglasses

Sunglasses can give you instant James Dean cool, Audrey Hepburn glamour, or the rock star hipness of Bono. But they are much more than a fashion accessory. Sunglasses are an essential tool in safeguarding the health of your eyes and the surrounding tissue.

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Car Hire and Driving in Rhodes Greece

Car Hire and Driving in Rhodes Greece

Your best chance to safely explore Rhodes island at your own pace and preference is by hiring a car. With an area of 1412 square kilometers, Rhodes is one of the largest islands in Greece. The driving distance from it’s most northern part - Rhodes Town - to the most southern point - Prasonisi - is 92 km or 108 km depending on the route you will choose.

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Orchids of Rhodes

Orchids of Rhodes

A list of the orchids of Rhodes, by George Pastrikos, a nature photographer and an empirical botanist. George has used a taxonomy which is up to date and in accordance to the newest literature but he has done some additions and modifications in order to adapt the list to his own observations in the field.

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5th Medieval Rose Festival

5th Medieval Rose Festival

The 5th Medieval Rose Festival of the isle of Rhodes 2011, will take place from 28 May to 2 of July (every Saturday and/or Sunday). Event will take place with the support and under the Aegis of the Municipality of Rhodes.

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Diving in Rhodes

Diving in Rhodes

Rhodes is a historic island which has been a crossroad of civilizations in antiquity. Boasting a unique culture, diverse nature, impressive architecture, perfect weather, beautiful coastlines and friendly people helps to make the island the first choice holiday destination for hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Yet the beauty of Rhodes doesn’t end on the surface. An amazing world of supreme beauty is waiting for you under the sea, for some extraordinary underwater experiences!

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Top Photography Locations on Rhodes, part 1

Top Photography Locations on Rhodes, part 1

For many of us, one of the best parts of being on vacation is taking photos trying to capture the magic of the place we are currently visiting. We have listed our top picks for photo-shooting on Rhodes.

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5 Reasons to visit Rhodes island

5 Reasons to visit Rhodes island

Looking for reasons and inspiration to visit Rhodes island? Rhodes offers unique opportunities to combine relaxation, memorable experiences and exciting activities. We give you 5 important reasons to visit and spend your holidays in Rhodes.

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