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From Wiki: "Kastellorizo or Castellorizo (Greek: Καστελλόριζο - Kastellorizo, officially Μεγίστη - Megísti or Meyísti) is a Greek island and municipality located in the southeastern Mediterranean. It lies roughly 2 kilometres (1 mile) off the south coast of Turkey, about 570 km (354 mi) southeast of Athens and 125 km (78 mi) east of Rhodes, almost halfway between Rhodes and Antalya and 280 km (170 mi) to Cyprus. Kastellorizo is part of the Rhodes regional unit."

Taken from the hilltop fort behind the town at the entrance to the harbor. It's 25 euros for a daytrip (well worth doing if you're in Kas, Turkey) or 40 euro if you decide to stay overnight. Not really necessary as the island is very small and easy to see in a day. Don't miss the Blue Cave (attached as a workshop). Tip... Remove the polarizing or other filters before you enter the cave. There is very low light in there and most of my shots were blurred. Flash only turned the 'blue cave' white or brown. 'Meis' is the Turkish name for the Island (Megisti in Greek) and apparently it means 'eye'. Fitting, because Kas is Turkish for 'eyebrow'. Most tours depart from Kas although it's possible to fly from Rhodes. There must be a small airstrip atop the plateau?

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