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... pride. A shoemaker’s tools stood alongside a yarn weaver next to a 1620 icon of the Virgin Mary next to church books from 1790 next to an 1835 chalice next to an undated stone field marker next to pistols & rifles used to fight the Ottomans. No rhyme or reason but wonderful.
We then proceeded to their public library. Rather, it’s a collection of donated books: an outdated set of Britannica encyclopedia & ...
... and a massive collective gasp erupts followed by a short applause. Everyone knows the story of ethnic-martyrdom; it’s their story and their folklore and not mine. I wiped away my tears before I lifted up my head.
Update: the heat is back and the room is getting warmer. The furnace cut-off when it ran out of fuel. There’s no reason to fill a tank to warm a guesthouse when there are no guests. Lechovo is not a tourist magnet and Greece’s ...
... to get a shot before it took off but he sat firmly. I got closer and closer and was finally right up beside him and he never even tried to run.
I put my hand towards its head and it started climbing up my hand and on up the arm of my jacket. He seemed extremely curious.
After a load of photos I took him to the grass and put him into safety and he simply just wandered off into the wild bush. What a great find that was and it certainly made my day.
... breakfast, friendly owner). There are a couple of restaurants in the village. We had a nice meal (I recommend the famous local giant beans) with beer for €15 and they tried to give us free dessert. We were lucky to find the small church open; it is about a thousand years old and the interior is completely covered in paintings. The tourist office in the village is very helpful.
In Lake Prespa Minor, Agios Achillos Island is accessible only by boat or ...
... The salad plate was huge, eating perhaps two thirds of it. Chrome Dome complained at one point on the Albania trip Daniela told him if he was late he would be left behind. He took it as if she meant it! He said it was an issue if people were 20M late. I suggested 5M late was an issue on a group trip.
The chicken soup was nice. The main was like a beef cutlet with mushrooms in a strong sauce. The dessert was a fudge with nuts with a heavy, icky chocolate ...