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Swimming with Caretta caretta

Kastellorizo is the easternmost of the Dodocanese islands of Greece. If you look at a map of Greece you will probably find it finishes with Rhodes to the east and then in a small box either above or below Rhodes you will find the map of this lovely little island. It is 125 km to the east of Rhodes which means 25 minutes by plane or three and a half hours by Blue Star Ferries. If you travel by plane you will be met by a shuttle bus which will take you the short ride to the port and only town called Megisti. As you come down the hill into Megisti through the pine trees you can see the brightly painted houses lining the promenade around the port. It is a very pretty sight. (more…)