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... that, but the amazing group of people I got to experience it with.
I would come back to Greece purely to experience Carnival again. Except this time, I'd bring many more people to experience it with me. My friends and family back home. Whom I miss very much, and wish that they/you could be experiencing so much of this with me.
Especially you grandma J, who I know has been printing these off to read and keep up with my shena****ns across the world. I love ...
... basics we need to be able to communicate and find our way around, but really I can't wait until I can have a conversation with a local. Going to the open air market is an amazing experience, but it would be so much more enriching if I could actually effectively communicate with the vendors. It's hard with communicating how much of something I want and how much it actually costs. There's a lot of hand motions. Sometimes I think they ...
... and American are nowhere to be found. Unless it's cheddar sauce on top of fries and greasy food gets old fast. Even buying shredded cheese made me want to cry because it was so little in a bag for so much money. A lot of the times, the food is really affordable, but this cheese situation is really bringing me down. They only provide the choice of feta, mozzarella or gouda. Granted, the gouda is great, but it's not cheddar.
In all, the language is quite a big barrier ...
... I unpacked and showered. For a reasonable price of 40 Euro I could enjoy a big room with decent bathroom and mini bar and TV. But again, the windows overlooking the Olympia were worth every penny.
The hike to the Olympia mountains were anticipated and was soon to be materialised. Or not? The evening was spend wandering narrow streets and window shopping. The next day was a big day
... full of bars and cafes that were mostly crowded and full of life. If people were not seen drinking the local delicacy of ice black coffee in these cafes then they would be found sitting along the stone walls leading into the water drinking ice black coffee, albeit in a takeaway cup. It seemed everywhere we went there were people smashing down large glasses of thick, black muck cooled with ice. Well we couldn’t come to the Northern capital and not try ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet