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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 ...
... I sleep it is with both eyes half open, as well as crossed, and my
mouth almost fully ajar. I am truly a sleeping beauty. But who am I to complain
of their taunts, after all, free chip! The city of Thessaloniki found us
quickly after I woke up and the six hour train ride came to an end.
Thessaloniki’s best description would be the same as Athens,
if Athens were given the chance to breath. The streets aren’t as cramp, but the
... knowledgable, and interested in their own heritage.
It was a beautiful introduction on a brief visit to Thessaloniki. I regretfully declined to stay for the young people’s gathering at 9 PM as I had an early morning the next day. As I walked back to my hotel through the large plazas that lead from the sea to the Roman antiquities I was tired but full, and pleased to have had the chance to connect to this very intriguing Jewish community. A Shabbat to remember. ...
... was protected for about 200 years by a cow hide. It was then plastered over by the turks when they made it into a mosque. Whne it was finally uncovered, it was in pristine condition. The church dates from the 4th century AD.
We then started on our drive to Vergina which was about 1 hours drive on the Egnatia Road which is an old Roman road that ran all the way from Albania to Constantinople. We stopped in Veria for lunch at a beautiful ...
Again, it's been about another week since I've had the chance to write on here. It's crazy how time flies here. There is no rush to doing things, and life moves slowly, but a week still goes by in the blink of an eye. I've been here for three weeks now. It feels like forever, yet no time at all.
One of the most exciting things that has happened this past week is what we would refer to as the Greek Halloween. Here it is called Apokries. It is a two ...