Marco Polo Mansion – Rhodes

I booked this hotel in July for two nights in early September. The hotel is in the heart of the old town of Rhodes and isn’t accessible via motorised vehicles. I caught the airport bus to its terminus in the new town and then followed the signs for the old town. I had my mapContinue reading “Marco Polo Mansion – Rhodes”

10 jokes from the Edinburgh Festival

Robert Garnham: Insomnia is awful. But on the plus side – only three more sleeps till Christmas. Dan Antopolski: Centaurs shop at Topman. And Bottomhorse. Paul Savage: Oregon leads America in both marital infidelity and clinical depression. What a sad state of affairs. Caroline Mabey: I’m very conflicted by eye tests. I want to get the answers right butContinue reading “10 jokes from the Edinburgh Festival”

France – Nimes

Nimes is famous for its Roman sights including the Amphitheatre and the Maison Carree. There are others too in the Jardin de la Fontaine including The Temple of Diana and the symbol of Nimes, the Tour Magne. The Amphitheatre, called Les Arenes, is the most visited sight in the city. Although there are larger RomanContinue reading “France – Nimes”