Travel Blogs from Thessaloniki, Greece

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ageless Alexander the Macedonian, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

ageless Alexander the Macedonian

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... that he e.g. likes the smell of coffee (once we were walking nearby a café and M. said: "mmm, smells nice"). Interesting. Thessaloniki has quite a lot of nice secession buildings, but they look like nobody takes care of them. Also, there are some ...

PLAY TIME!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

PLAY TIME!

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... every vehicle for themselves, lanes and speed limits were ignored and if there was a gap it was zoomed through. The landscape of Thessaloniki coming into view reinforced our fear of big cities. As far as we could see, over the hills and across the bays, ...

No Souvlaki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

No Souvlaki

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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We were supposed to arrive yesterday (15 Aug) afternoon at 17.00 giving me time to enjoy some greek quisine. Arrived at 4am Greek time (3am Albanian time) to find the train station closed. Bugger. They opened at 5am so we sat down outside on the ...

Thessaloniki and Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessaloniki and Greece

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Our host at our last place was nice enough to drive us to Thessaloniki about an hour up the road.  Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and is home to close to 1,000,000 inhabitants.  It is also home to what seems like just as many ...

Night Train to Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Night Train to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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And its all Greek to me ..., Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

And its all Greek to me ...

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... 216 Av speed 40.2 Max speed 59.7 Martin writes: Well its St.Patrick's day 2011 and I'm on the wrong boat heading for Greece. For some strange reason I have always felt very comfortable in Italy and have often thought that it has a lot of similarities with ...

The Notorious P.I.G.S, Ano Poli, Greece travel blog

The Notorious P.I.G.S

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... blows things out of proportion.  Are things really as bad as they say? It's difficult to say, as Thessaloniki is one of the richest cities in Greece, and the areas I've toured are probably some of the most affluent in the city.  It's always ...

Thessaloniki Again, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessaloniki Again

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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A slow morning in Thessaloniki.  As it turned out, too slow.  We slept in, did laundry, grabbed a late breakfast, walked slowly to the Archaeological Museum, sat in the cafe for a while and cooled off (which was complicated by the fact that the ...

I have arrived!!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

I have arrived!!

A travel blog entry by aal11

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Hello! I have arrived here in Thessaloniki, Greece! My flight from Frankfurt, Germany landed at about 17:45, yes I am going to use military time cause I need to get used to it. Side note, the time is 7 hours ahead here. It was rainy when Dave (my ...

City life.... Greek style!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

City life.... Greek style!

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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... overly impressed by what we saw. Things were a little run-down and not totally spectacular. We enjoyed a good Greek lunch and headed back to Thessaloniki. The next morning we had a massive gyros & souvlaki lunch before heading off to Meteora.   ...

Fin de la 2e grosse partie!!!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Fin de la 2e grosse partie!!!

A travel blog entry by sebjossi

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Super nuit de camping dans un beau coin... mais les chiens ont de nouveau fait concerto toute la nuit... Bien dormi qd meme, j'etait juste mort.  La Grece c'est top, des beaux paysages, des gens cools, et deja un peu de depaysement, l'alphabet grec ...

The Odd Couple, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

The Odd Couple

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... lack of sleep on previous evenings. After seeing that all was well in Spain, it was a long day of travel to Greece; first impressions on Thessaloniki - not the prettiest city, but a great location on the sea, with a vibrant cafe culture.  From people ...

Thessalonique, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessalonique

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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Où j'ai appris que notre cher président était né dans cette même ville, dont est originaire sa mère. Enfin, c'est ce qu'ils croient, puisqu'il est bien né à Paris. Sans nouvelle du couchsurfer qui devait m’accueillir, j’ai ...

Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by gas_greece

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We were driven to Thessaloniki by our new friends in the village. It seems to be a very busy city with plenty to see, but we only had a few hours as we were flying back to Athens early the next ...

Clearly you are an American..., Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Clearly you are an American...

A travel blog entry by aal11

So this weekend we decided that we needed to catch up on sleep and be sure that we were completely over being jet-lagged.  As it turns out, we haven't quite adjusted totally to the time difference.  On Saturday, my roommate and i didn't wake up until ...

Surprising Thessaliniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Surprising Thessaliniki

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... biography (this one for the second time) by Andrew Mango, Ataturk. It's the better of the two. The bus trip from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, Greece is scheduled at 11 hours. But it can be less, it seems, if there are no customers for some of the locales ...

Fading Memories and Also Philippi, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Fading Memories and Also Philippi

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... -camp-and-all-day-in-the-field manners, we set out to walk the city.  I really liked Thessaloniki, which, as the second largest city in Greece with something like 2 million inhabitants, had what I'm discovering I look for in the cities we've ...

The adventure continues!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

The adventure continues!

A travel blog entry by aal11

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... us back into town for some neighborhood walking tours.  We walked around for quite some time, all the way through siesta.  Yes, Greece has a siesta time from about 2:30 - 5:30 where things close.  When we got home we decided we would take our ...

this one has to be cheesy., Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

this one has to be cheesy.

A travel blog entry by geo.caissa

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... ;re a town that’s full of feeling. You raise the girls who are the loveliest in sight. Bohemian evenings, in the alleys songs are pealing, In every neighborhood the parties go all night. text: thessaloniki mu, chiotis-kolokotronis foto: o.miguens ...

Greece - Coming Home, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Greece - Coming Home

A travel blog entry by caseygcrosbie

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... I found myself unconsciously mouthing the words- "Welcome home."  I felt as though I was walking into my past - to visits to Greece many years before and to time spent in Churches so similar to the ones I visited today. The glow of the icons ...

Good ol' greek reality check, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Good ol' greek reality check

A travel blog entry by canadianjulie

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... , or it will be rather lonely, especially since I can't even chat with the random salesperson or passerby. Thessaloniki, the second city in Greece, is extremely busy. The city centre is crowded with buildings and people, and looks slightly worn down. ...

Learning and Exploring, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Learning and Exploring

A travel blog entry by aal11

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As the days here in Thess continue it just keeps getting better and better. Yesterday my roomate and I, along with Dave and his roomate went exploring in the city, as you will notice by all the pictures from yesterday! It is really such a cool city. ...

From Thessaloniki, But About Leaving Turkey , Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

From Thessaloniki, But About Leaving Turkey

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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This posting is being finally edited and sent from Rijeka, Croatia, August 12, 2009 as I try to backfill the story of moving along. So, back to the taking leave of Turkey. Unfortunately, not enough time for reflection yet. Or, rather, the reflection is ...

Family Visit!!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Family Visit!!

A travel blog entry by aal11

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... 40's as well as current Greek soldiers.  It was really cool to watch.  After the parade we started making our way back to Thessaloniki.  We stopped in Lichtohoro, the base of Olympus, for some dinner and i got to see the mountain one more time.  It is ...

The first of our adventures in Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

The first of our adventures in Greece

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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... language written everywhere and a few ancient ruins in random places in the city, I really wouldn't have known I was in Greece. Thessaloniki is a really big city, with tons and tons of clothing stores and cafes everywhere. There are also mass amounts of ...

Thessaloniki couchsurfing, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessaloniki couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes

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... about a careful and nuanced system of veterinary practice and controlled release into the wild. After a few days in Thessaloniki – including several hours queuing at the Post Office with the inimitable Christos, and a bizarre sightseeing tour on a ...

Even shorter stopover in Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Even shorter stopover in Greece

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Hallo zusammen und viele Gruesse aus Thessaloniki in Griechenland. Billigflieger fliegen selten in die ehemaligen Ostblockstaaten, daher sind meine zwei Fluege hier nach Thessaloniki in Griechenland und zurueck von Dubrovnik in Kroatien (an der ...

a taste of Eastern European railways, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

a taste of Eastern European railways

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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Enjoying the City, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Enjoying the City

A travel blog entry by aal11

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HI everyone!  Wow it has been quite some time since I have updated you on my life!  The last 2 weeks have been pretty laid back.  I have just been enjoying my life here in the city.  I have definitely gotten a lot more settled in and am ...

48 hours!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

48 hours!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... when typing in deer.....surely bears wouldn't walk across the motorway or go in the tunnels?  Surely there are no bears in Greece?  We were debating this when a second flashing digital sign came up "Bear's habitat.  Reduce speed".   ...

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