Valley of the Butterflies in Rhodes, Greece

We rented a car today and drove all over Rhodes — well from Rhodos to the Valley of the Butterflies to Lindos and back. First of all, renting cars in Rhodos is a rip off. It was 40 euro for a day, plus gas (which we spent 15 euro on). And we only got a tiny car for that price — a tiny 2 door Fiat that we nicknamed the “LBC” (little blue car). I still don’t know how we packed 5 people into that car; it felt like high school all over again when we’d roll 5 deep in my “RHP” (Red Honda Prelude). Sorry, back to the subject of this post. The Valley of the Butterflies is about an hour drive from Rhodos and costs 5 euro to get in, but was a fantastic day trip and well worth it in my opinion. Where else can you see thousands upon thousands of butterflies at the same time? Here’s a quick video I shot with my camera to give you a taste:

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Drew Meyers

Drew Meyers is the co-founder of Horizon & Oh Hey World. He worked for Zillow from September of 2005 to January of 2010 on the marketing team managing Zillow’s API program and various online partnerships. Founder of Geek Estate Blog, a multi-author blog focused on real estate technology for real estate professionals, and, a blog devoted to exploring the world of microfinance. As passionate as you get about travel.

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