Golden Star Hotel Thessaloniki
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- Continental Breakfast
- Russian TV Channels Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
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... br> - You cannot flush toilet paper due to the pipes throughout Turkey and Greece. I have to admit sometimes I forget out of habit!
- In some places the water is safe to drink, but it is easy (and so cheap) to buy bottled. We can get 1L for about $1 most places. Why is it so expensive at home?!
- If you want to eat at a sit-down restaurant, be prepared to be there a while. Nothing is very fast and the waiters don't really rush you except at the beginning when they are ready ...
The next day (8/2) was Sunday, so again not much open. Luckily we just wanted to walk around and explore so we saw the old city walls, explored a park, and went back to the White Tower. The White Tower is a well known symbol of Thessaloniki. It was neat from the outside and from the top (good view of the city) but the museum was super boring! We also saw several churches and an ancient roman arch with very well preserved relief ...
... s Greece's second biggest city. We are not sure what to expect - whether it would still be open with the Greek economy in disarray. Everything is fine, but we did remember to stock up with Euros before we left Istanbul just to be sure. Thessaloniki is just like a mini Athens but without the monuments. Didn't appear to be much there in the way of sightseeing or activities, so we decided to take a leisurely 6km walk/climb to the old ...
... used for Christian purposes instead if being burned and destroyed. We also ate falafel on a rooftop with a view of the acropolis as the sun was setting. Brilliant! Yesterday, we packed up our stuff and Jadwega was nice enough to let us leave our bags at her flat for the day. We went for a nice long walk throughout the national gardens by the parliament. You guys. On our walk we found three tortoises! In the bushes to the side of the path. Tortoises! ...
... where there are five seats, and I was in the second seat. So I didn't have a window or an aisle seat. Just crammed in between two people for three hours. Next time I’ll know to ask for a seat NOT in the back row of the bus.
I got to Thessaloniki at about 1:30pm and got a local bus into the city center and found my hotel. This doesn’t appear to be the ...