Photographer's Note

Hi everyone!

On our trip to Greece 2 years ago we visited the island of Rhodos, an enormous island rich with history (as are many, if not all, places in Greece) and natural beauty.

Here we were in the 'Palace of The Grand Masters'. The restoration of the Palace makes it feel as though the King, Queen, Knights and the entire cavalry left a couple of weeks before we arrived.

Amazing place, just great to see and experience!

I added some grain to enhance the feeling of age since the Palace was built in the 14th century...

Here some info on Rhodos and the Palace courtesy of Wikipedia :

Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος, Ródos) is a Greek island approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Turkey in eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population, with a population of 117,007[2] of which 53,709 resided in the capital city of the island.

Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today Rhodes is a major international tourist destination.

The Palace of The Grand Masters :

On 10 February 1947, the Treaty of Peace with Italy, one of the Paris Peace Treaties, determined than the recently-established Italian Republic would transfer the Dodecanese the Kingdom of Greece. In 1948, Rhodes and the rest of the Dodecanese were transfered as previously agreed. The Greeks converted the palace to a museum.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you like it!

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