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... t something big but it was very kind of them to show us some local traditional food and treated us like the kings and queens of England. We all sat down around a long table, ate some great food and shared many great stories. School students would enjoy this very much, trying new food, doing something to back to the world and also can create new friendships along the way with other school students they ...
... at that point. Pulling in, we could see that they were located at the base of a mountain. It was at the base of the Kaimaktsalan mountain, for you geography enthusiasts out there. But other than the huge mountain looming on the horizon, there wasn't anything too impressive about the place.
After a few flights of stairs though, that thought was but a fleeting memory. The air was cool, but not cold, and there were small waterfalls running down to ...
... new thing to see it in person rather than just on some presentation in class or reading from a textbook. I felt like I walked into the past, which is something I've never felt so strongly. You can see in the pictures the grandeur of the tombs, but it's nothing near walking down and seeing it in person.
From there we had our bus ride back, which basically meant that I instantaneously passed out. On the ride back we were given a tour of Thessaloniki as a city. However, I ...
... to see the tombs is by going underground. Here we saw the tombs of the ancient king Philip II and Alexander IV who was assassinated at a young age by his uncle. We were all infatuated by this site. In the tumulus you can not take any pictures, so I am not able to share the full experience if what I saw. The tombs were very big and beautiful, and being beside the actual tomb of both Philip II and Alexander the Great was pretty spectacular.
Once we left the tumulus tour ...
... a small gold box (which wound up weighing 8 kilograms, almost 20 pounds, and twice as much as my suitcase weighed when we arrived in Istanbul). The small box was placed in a two-room marble grave. One room contained the body and Philip's ornate, pure-gold crown, as well as the body of his seventh wife. The other room contained offerings and objects that might be needed in the afterlife - pots of olive oil, jars of perfume, weapons, armor, shields, food, ...