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... 14th century.
There are many refugees who live in this area as a result of the truce between Turkey and Greece in 1923. Thousands of Greeks living in Turkey were repatriated to Greece as were Turks sent back to Turkey who had been living in Greece. Thousands of these Greeks settled in Kavala and formed whole communities of refugees. This still seems fresh in the minds of the native Greeks.
It was a beautiful, interesting day.
... 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 ...
... to accept Christianity. It was here that St Paul, St Timothy and St Silas first landed from Troas (Acts 16:11), one of the great moments in the history of Christianity.
BIZZARE fact of the day ...
The Romany people that camp around any parts of Greece and Europe are often called gypsies ... The origin off this is that they are dark skinned, so a long time ago they were thought to have come from Egypt - therefore called ...
... 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.
Some of these stupid kids only went to bed c 0400 which did not help somebody who needed some sleep. Up for the facilities by 0445 and stayed up. Bit more organizing and then down to the lobby for wifi, yesterday's blog uploaded. Told the chap on desk to cancel my 0530 wake up call. Brekkie was okay; ate a bit less. These trips do tend to become all eat, no exercise if you let them.
Off after 0645 once one of the English sheep decided ...
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