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Eastern Mediterranean   (1)
Rome, Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini,
Istanbul, Ephesus, Athens,Naples/Capri
The 12days/11 nights Eastern Mediterranean cruise started from Rome, Italy.  
All in all, it was a relaxing and educated trip.   Weather at the end of October was very nice
except there was a cold front the two days we docked in Istanbul.   
Mykonos, Greece.-  Mykonos island is part of the Cyclades islands group located in the
Aegean Sea.   It is famous for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, exciting nightlife, picturesque
Cycladic capital full of whitewashed houses and blue domed churches and magnificent sandy
beaches.  
Rhodes, Greece.-   Rhodes is one of the largest islands  in the Aegean sea. It is situated
approximately 17,7 km from the coasts of Turkey. The population is about 130.000 persons , of
which approximately 60-70.000 reside in the city of Rhodes.
The Old Town of Rhodes is a collection of historic influences that can be best discovered at a slow
pace. Starting from the ship, pass through one of the turreted gateways and by the Agora and the
Collachium, where the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem lived and worked, building a stronghold of
Christendom in the Eastern Mediterranean. Remaining remarkably intact, the Old Town houses
the churches, marble coat of arms of the Knights, canon balls, Jewish quarter, the Inns of the
Knights, and most impressive, the restored Palace of the Grand Masters.  The interior of the
palace with courtyard and chambers decoratively built with colonnades and adorned with
Hellenistic and early Christian mosaics. Continue down the Street of the Knights, its paths paved
with colorful marble and superb mosaics, past medieval towers and emblazoned facades.
Santorini, Greece -.  It has one of the most spectacular landscapes in Greece and in the world.
The traditional villages of the island, built on tall cliffs, offer a breathtaking view over the
submerged volcano.
Santorini is known for the amazing beauty of its villages.  The most famous villages of the island
of are Oia, Fira and Imerovigli.
請壓 PF11 將銀幕放大﹐ 再壓一次 PF11 則會縮小還原
Oct. 30 -Nov. 10, 2006