Greece is the word

“I left my filahta (talisman) behind in the hotel room. Laugh if you will, but on an ancient island, named after Rhodes, the all-powerful sea god’s daughter, the prudent follow custom. I had a tip from a friendly taxi driver about the best Greek salad (horiatiki) in the Old City. Take old as a euphemism. The city of Rhodes was founded in 408BC, the days of Alexander the Great and the Peloponnesian Wars…”

An extensive article by Geoff Howe about his travel in Rhodes, published on Saturday’s edition of the South African newspaper The Sun.