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... location when this was a large, incredibly diverse Jewish community prior to World War II.
Known as Salonika under the Turks, the city had well over 50,000 Jews, and the synagogue has plaques on the wall noting the many congregations that existed before the Nazis’ deportations. These included communities from Provence (Old and New congregations, apparently), Lisbon, Calabria, Puglia, Sicily and many parts of Spain: Castille, Aragon, ...
... talented buskers along the way. One guy is playing the trumpet in one hand, an accordion in the other and plating the cymbals with his feet, and he was playing some great music.
There was a troop of drummers marching along the board walk and would have had 100 peolpe following them. They were very good as well. Tomorrow i leave for Belgrade, Serbia
... downstairs, some local wine and beers from the amazing bottle shop (the guy thought I had a dutch accent since they don't get many NZers and he knew it wasn't Australia), and chilled our last night in the city.
The next day our train to the next destination was leaving around midday so we didn't have time to really go anywhere else but we felt like we had seen everything we needed to and was glad we booked the extra night. Great Greek introduction - onwards to Meteora!
... ruined the chances to photograph the rape of Helen by Theseus mosaic. The totality of what has been found was impressive, from jugs, cemetery artefacts, votive offerings, coins, mosaics, etc. I was really tired today and not in the mood to be dragged around like sheep. The museum had quality over quantity. I thought Vena's comments at Pella were better than those at Vergina. Most took the extra time as a cue to wait outside in the heat. We were off at 1050 for ...
... to my apartment. A large bottle of wine. That was only 4.5 euro. As my pictures show, we didn't make it back to our apartment with the wine. Laws in Greece are different. You are able to walk around with open alcohol. So there were four of us walking around, drinking straight out of a bottle of wine. We walked along the boardwalk and some of the alleyways between the apartment buildings.
Three things to note about this city.
There is graffiti everywhere. It ...