Avalon Hotel Thessaloniki
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... over to the south and decided to take a closer inspection. After eventually finding it, we were disappointed to find it closed, but we still had a look around the outside of it. Then ... Along came George. An old Greek guy who obviously treasured the place. We thought he was going to tell us to move on, but instead insisted that he open the side door and show us inside. It was spectacular inside, with the only thing more ...
... the crowd to be attentive. The Bishop (Metropolitan) dressed in gold capped by a diamond miter sparkled like stars while he sat on the throne to the left reminding the crowd that St. Gregory Palamas had right of honor, as his predecessor, to sit at the throne on the right side. He spoke as though the saint was sitting across from him --- as he was. At least 18 priests stood in the midst of it all - cloaked in the finest cloth.
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... s nice. A little about the city: it is the second largest city in Greece and is considered to be one of the younger, "hippest" cities. It is also located in Macedonia which just makes me think back to my acting warm ups... "Seven thousand Macedonians in full battle array!" While here we decided to try to fit in everything we could. So let me take you through the day! We started by checking out of our hotel, luckily leaving our bags there, and ...
The city centre is much more vibrant and elegant than Athens, and also close to the waterfront. The market in the pictures was right behind our hotel. The Old City, at a higher elevation, has interesting churches and monasteries, and views.
Practicalities: Amalia Hotel, €50 with breakfast. Bus to Ioannina, €56 for two. Good meal options €20 for ...
Saturday (22nd) the train pulled in at 6am an hour earlier than expected, we confusingly climbed off the train hoping we were in the right place. We found a cafe and had a cheese pastry for breakfast and contemplated what to do as check in wasn't until 2pm. We decided to find the hotel and see if we could at least put our bags in, turns out a lovely old man at the reception let us check in and he showed us up to our room and where everything is and ...