City Hotel Thessaloniki
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... In Greece, people don't usually eat until 9 or 10 pm. When we eat at 6 or 7, we are usually the only ones there unless there are other tourists. I don't know if this is true for Turkey since we were there during Ramadan and they were fasting until sunset anyway.
- Greeks also sleep in later and many places of business don't open until at least mid-morning. Everything is closed on Sunday except some food places.
- Coffee is a big deal - everyone drinks it. Greek and ...
... to get in touch with them. We thought it would be too late to email so we asked our hotel staff if they would call for us. The lady tried once and said there was no answer, but Kevin didn't accept that and tried from our room as well. He actually got ahold of someone easily! So we got booked on the tour!
The highlights of the rest of the evening included dinner in another neat little area called the Pit Bazaar which functions as a ...
... Apparently the Greeks are having troubles with the EU over some money. The Greeks in the street seem oblivious to it all.
Or perhaps this Senegalese bloke selling watches has a better idea of how the locals are faring. But no, he doesn't want to talk.
Neil and Maria in the sun having a drink. I suspect they're getting pretty good at that by now.
A short little flight from Rome and Chelsea and I found ourselves in Thessaloniki, which is Greece's second largest city. It reminds me a lot of Naples, a city just thrown together street by street based on what they needed at the time. You may not have heard of Thessaloniki (or you have, I don't know your life), and the reason for that may be that's it's not a huge travel destination. Sure, people come here, but it's mostly for travel to other places (the ...
... streets and lanes. With the help of the locals, I was able to find where I was meant to be. One thing about Greece is how friendly everyone is. That was backed up with the very friendly staff at the Hostel who make you a traditional Frappe which was created in Thessaloniki. Was delicious as I waited for this I was given a map and told the places to go. I had planned on the Archaeology Museum but because of my adventures, I didnt have enough time. ...