Travel Blogs from Thessaloniki, Greece

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The Former capitol of Rome, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

The Former capitol of Rome

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... up the striking tower which was on the sgore nearby. It was a fort and then a prison and had an exhibition on Thessaloniki history. Unfortunately I was crabby and was not impressed as it was in greek having failed to see the audioguuide hire in the entry ...

Demokratika, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Demokratika

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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There was a student protest in Thessaloniki and Athens last night. They marched through the streets. Here in Thessaloniki there must've been a few thousand youth that went through. I didn't know what the protest was about but it was amazing to see people ...

Greece's Answer to Newcastle, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Greece's Answer to Newcastle

A travel blog entry by alicecrabtree

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... on to the street in a hunter gatherer-like search of food and was caught off guard by the incessant bustling, and Thessaloniki's marginal tourism meant it was the first time I was completely without any latin alphabet whatsoever let alone any english, ...

T'niki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

T'niki

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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Thessaloniki was a fun rest stop on my way out of the country. It's quite the cosmopolitan city full of street side cafes and shopping - it's a bit surprising that I like it better than Athens. I could really blow some money here on clothes. I've always ...

Transit flight to Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Transit flight to Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by aggelosthe

We landed in Thessaloniki's Makedonia airport at 18:00, took my car from the airport's parking lot and drove back to home in Kavala. ...

the coast of Greece up to Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

the coast of Greece up to Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by durgai.nath

..I would sit and imagine Alexander the great who from this very region would start his travels on the same route that we were about to ...

28 Days Later, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

28 Days Later

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... the station to catch my train.  It was an...interesting journey, but I'll save that for my next post. When I left Thessaloniki I had been in Greece for 28 days, which is the longest time I am spending in any one country on this trip.  Greece is ...

thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by misku

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... .ott még pihengettünk kicsit, majd néztünk közlekedéseket neten jó drágán a vasutállomáson.megtudtuk hogy thessaloniki február ota nemnemzetközi vasutállomás, szoval nem indulnak és nem jönnek meg vagyis nem állnak meg, csak átmennek a ...

Vergina Tomb of King Phillip II, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Vergina Tomb of King Phillip II

A travel blog entry by aal11

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... Vergina before heading back to Thessaloniki.  On the way home, the bus stopped stopped at the Ancient Seven Towers Wall overlooking Thessaloniki.  The wall separates the old city from the new city, and it was an AMAZING view.  I still can't quite ...

Suffer the Little Chickens: English Menu Prose, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Suffer the Little Chickens: English Menu Prose

A travel blog entry by karenmw

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... mixed veggies.)   "Faggots in red sauce"  (Because, truly, who wants plain faggots?)   Another restaurant, in Thessaloniki, offers "Maria's tits," but that's intentional.  We think.   Having said all that, though, the food ...

Is this train trip ever going to end, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Is this train trip ever going to end

A travel blog entry by reecoops77

... provided tells us we need to pay with US dollar and we only had Eur and of course all money exchange places in Thessaloniki where closed anywhere else you travel open 24hrs but not in Greece where they run a Greek time. The conductor a helpful man ...

Greece - Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Greece - Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... 2: Public transportation (sleeping in a hostel) 1)   Accommodation: USD 90 2)   Transportation (bus/train): USD 108 Thessaloniki -> Meteora: USD 40 Meteora -> Athens: USD 68  TOTAL: USD 198 Summary With respect to the ...

Take this boy and teach him Homer: Mieza, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Take this boy and teach him Homer: Mieza

A travel blog entry by karenmw

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Aristoteles unfurled his staggering mind before us like a magnificent tapestry, so brilliantly complex that you despaired of ever following all of it.  There was nothing under the sun that he didn't have some knowledge of, no question he couldn't ...

Starting point!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Starting point!

A travel blog entry by stathis

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Just to put Salonico on the map. Not that it needed ...

Where Alexander was the home-town boy: Pella, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Where Alexander was the home-town boy: Pella

A travel blog entry by karenmw

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... museum when that will be,  and he said it's up in the air.  I think that would be a fairly typical answer, in Greece, to this question.  However, they apparently know exactly how much it's going to cost, right down to the Euro-cent: ...

The circle has closed, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

The circle has closed

A travel blog entry by stathis

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Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by emily_and_marko

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An epilogue, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

An epilogue

A travel blog entry by stathis

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Sometimes I think of an imaginary conversation with an extraterrestrial creature. You know, one of these green ones with antennas and everything, but nice and cute. So he asks me - Tell me, how does the time pass there on earth, what do you usually ...

Day 67 - Edessa to Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Day 67 - Edessa to Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by fcardoso

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Distance: 89.96 km  Average speed: 23.2 km/h Moving time: 3h52min Total ascent height: 246 m Today was a very flat and even downhill day! Most of the day was dry except for the last 20 kms which were done under rain again... It looks like the rain ...

yasu apo Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

yasu apo Hellas

A travel blog entry by candyandray

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We booked tickets to London from Thessaloniki, Greece earlier this summer. At the time, we weren't sure where we planned to travel in Turkey and Greece, but Thessaloniki seemed to be as centrally located as possible. After we decided to spend most of our ...

Kavala, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Kavala

A travel blog entry by oldagetraveller

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We arrived in Kavala on Saturday 27 September, looking to spend a week or so waiting for the replacement mover.  The campsite, Batis Terra, had had rave reviews and we were looking forward to some relaxation on a really nice beach.  Well, ...

Its ALL GREEK TO ME!!!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Its ALL GREEK TO ME!!!

A travel blog entry by trg7

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8 Hours by bus from Corfu to Thessaloniki, the second city of modern Greece and of the Byzantium.  My first thoughts of Greece were, "how the hell am I gonna figure this city out!"  All street signs were in Greek.  I started to really ...

A Rainy Day in Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

A Rainy Day in Greece

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... are wearing coats. It appears heat is not in the cards today. Nonetheless, I become educated on the Byzantines. Apparently, Thessaloniki was the second most important city in their empire (after Constantinople) and hence, we quite the seat of culture. ...

June 23 - Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

June 23 - Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by tucker

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... a taxi to the train station, but ended up waiting for the train for almost 2 hours. We boarded a very nice, but slow train to Thessaloniki. We had one seat apart from the rest so we exchanged with an older man. One of the men in our cabin spoke great ...

The M&Ms Greek Adventure 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

The M&Ms Greek Adventure 2014

A travel blog entry by pmilton

... try and go somewhere we've never been before as well as return to our old favourites. We decided to start in Northern Greece, in Thessaloniki, the captial of Macadonia. Our plan to island hop all the way down to Athens and to end in our favourite place, ...

Mmm... good food!, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Mmm... good food!

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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Thessaloniki gave us a wonderful opportunity to sample some great Greek cuisine.  We had dinner one night at Molyvos, an upscale eatery popular among the up-and-comers of this glitzy city.  (Yes, we were underdressed.)  The meal consisted ...

Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by noalarmclocks

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Thessaloniki Thessaloniki is Greece's second-largest city, and was named after Alexander-the-Great's half-sister by her husband, King Cassander of Macedonia. It was a major Macedonian port with a strategic land and sea location. In 56 AD, St. Paul wrote ...

Oh dear Lord, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Oh dear Lord

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... ' flamboyant apartment for a while. Then we came to the mission at hand - getting the hell out of super expensive Greece! We wandered around for a couple of hours looking for any possible way of getting to our next destination, Former Yugoslav Republic of ...

Ionian Sea Cruise, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

Ionian Sea Cruise

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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Thessaloniki We moved on from Alexandropouli on a very smooth freeway about 4 hours to Thessaloniki, the second biggest city in Greece, and the unofficial northern capital and port. We found it to be very modern and cosmopolitan. There is supposed to be a ...

A great few days in Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece travel blog

A great few days in Thessaloniki

A travel blog entry by pmilton

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... next day ( slightly more reserved ) and even Phil had his turn walking away with a new ' European look' for the year. Thessaloniki has some great restaurants, cafes and bars, but our favorite was a moveable bar (see the photo ) which travelled up and ...

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