NOW TRY HALKI, GREECE
Just 75 minutes by ferry from the hurly-burly of Rhodes, tiny Halki floats in a time-bubble of old-school charm. There’s a picture-book Venetian harbour crammed with fishing boats, waterfront tavernas edged with tubs of geraniums, and a friendly, close-knit community. The harbour-front clock was famously stopped decades ago, as its loud chiming was keeping everyone awake.
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