Category Archives: Port of Call

Rhodes in Greece

Have a break in the picturesque island of Rhodes in Greece

Once the cruise ship arrives in Rhodes port, you disembark very close to the ancient fortified city. You can easily get downtown on foot.

You can see the fortifications from the balcony of the ship:

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Norwegian houses with plant-covered roofs

In Norway we could discover the way they use plants to increase thermal insulation: their roofs are covered with plants.

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Plant-covered roof in Geiranger, Norway

We can notice that this is not a new technique as they have been using it since the New Stone Age.

It consists in covering slightly sloping or flat roofs with a substrate enabling the development of a plant wall.

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