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Romy's turn to blog. I've either been napping . . . what a surprise . . . or we've had some trouble figuring out the internet access. Both the Turkish and Greek alphabets have enough differences that the keyboards have kind of fouled us up. We've been in Thessaloniki for the last two days and will be leaving a little later today to check out the …
... that occurs before Lent. On Thursday we all got dressed in costumes, and went out for a night on the town. Basically, we were Americans and took advantage of another reason to go out. But this time all the Greeks were in on it with us.
The interesting thing is that they hand out meat here for the celebration rather than candy like we do. Because it's before Lent, it's basically the time for sex, drugs, alcohol, and meat. Especially the meat. If I ...
... 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 ...
... for our apartments. Remember when I said I had to unload 11 lbs of things from my suitcase? Yeah, I had to go and buy all of those things back. It was surprisingly cheaper than I thought it was going to be, but it was much easier than I thought, because I got to split most of the things with my roommate. Not only do you get to hear about my Greek experience, but also my first time really living this independently in an apartment. It was refreshing to go out and buy ...
... very good. When it comes down to buying a meal here, the drink costs just as much as your meal does. It has worked out nicely, because most of the time, we will go as large groups, order a lot of food and split the bill. It works especially nice because many of us don't have a lot of change in euros yet, and change is really a pain in the ass here. COVET YOUR COINS. That's my new motto.
I had the opportunity to go out that night, but I decided I would feel ...
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