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... very funny. They were these two gorgeous sisters in their 80s who had moved to Berri in S.A. in 1958 and lived there and then moved to Adelaide when their children went to Uni. They were back in Greece visiting a cousin. We had a lovely chat to them and they were so happy that we were from Australia too!
I remembered some of the coastline from when I passed through nearly 40 years ago. We ...
... He built strong city walls and fortified the city. The Hellenistic period saw great growth in the city with contraction of an amphitheater and many other buildings. The Via Egnatia passed through the city in the late 1st century BC and made the city even more important.
In 42 BC, there was the Battle of Phillippi fought on the plain just outside of the city.. Brutus and Cassius fought Octavian and Antony and lost. Shortly ...
... for a synagogue. They met for prayer by the River outside the city, where interested gentiles joined them. Around 49 AD, Paul, Timothy and Silvanus climbed the Roman ‘Via Egnatia’, from the port of Neapolis (today’s Kavala) to Philippi. They met Lydia, a trader in purple dye and a gentile ‘worshipper of God’, with other women gathered at the river for prayer (Acts 16:3 & 14). Lydia and her entire household were baptized. They ...
... in operation today. We walked up 200 steps to the first monastery and spent some time inside the Church, learning about the iconography and the symbolism of the paintings. The one unique thing about these churches is that they depict the founders and martyrs holding churches in their hands that they place on the peaks.
The views around were absolutely spectacular. The next stop was at a convent, with nuns still living there so women had to don ...
... led down. Nice to see butcher shops, an area of specialization still a separate business in many countries. No problem
A shower and computer time. Downloaded the pix. Might go for a cheeky beer nearby in celebration of getting the blog pretty much done. The closest bar had on a local footie game on so wound up at the hotel bar for a Vergina beer with nibblies, once the barman found an opener . Somehow it was 2300 so sleep time.