The Bristol Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... where thousands more watched it - live - from the comfort of their homes.
It was truly spectacular and worthy of bragging. Unfortunately, it was pouring rain outside. So much so that the relics were not carried on the shoulders of military personnel throughout city neighborhoods as is the custom of today’s holiday. But that’s ok….I have enough to absorb and process for a long time.
Tomorrow - I depart for ...
... new food was wonderful. The salads, the fish, all of
it. A particular plate of eggplant mousse was so decadent that I had a full
serving to myself.
It was right about the middle of dinner when it happened. I
had a wonderful moment. To the exterior eye, it would have been nothing more
than just another night out on the town, but for me it was magical. I was just in
the middle of a conversation with my professor Eleni about the current
... Shabbat service in the same way. Their rabbi is from Morocco by way of Israel, and the congregation a mix of Jews whose families have always lived in Thessaloniki, Jews from other parts of Thessaly, Jews from other parts of Greece, and some recent imports from Israel.
I was invited to join the community for its meal after services, riding a Shabbat elevator to the 8th floor of their building and enjoying the beautiful brown eggs typical of ...
... up more than half the population as a result of the arrival in 1492 of 20,000 Jews from Spain who had been expelled by Queen Isabella. They were later all sent to concentration camps by the Nazi's.
We then drove to the Byzantine Museum. This is a beautiful museum that covers only the the period of the 4th century AD to the 15 the century. There were three periods of the Byzantine period: early 4-7th century AD; middle, 8-1204; and late 1204 ...
... charged an absolute fortune on unavoidable tolls. Completely shocked by the prices and the frequency, how is this country broke?
By the time we arrived in town it was starting to get dark, so to make things easier we found a campsite.
Met Les, an Aussie also traveling around in a van. Spent the night swapping travel stories over some well earned beers. Great ...