Hotel Orestias Kastorias
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Two flights on the excellent regional carrier Aegean Airlines brought me from the snow of Warsaw to seaside Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city. I came the region of Thessaly to visit the cliffhanging Greek Orthodox monasteries of Meteora and begin to explore sites holy to eastern orthodox Christians. Ideally I would have liked to go to Mt. …
... the midst of the destruction and dedicated himself to its restoration. Twenty-years later, the church reopened and became the central church for the Metropolis of Thessaloniki. I met him; he gave me a book of Palamas’ sermons written during 1347-1359. They’re written in Greek.
Iconography covered the walls and ceilings. Depictions of Christ, His Life, His Mother, and the Saints bring the unknown into the known where ...
... 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
... ended up giving us the bigger and better room for no extra cost. It was a little awkies upon arrival but he was nice and the room was really nice. The experience was a bit weird though, he was in the process of converting his apartment into smaller rooms to hire out. He also lived in the apartment and had a the annoying habit of coming around the balcony, without notice to talk to us rather than through the front door. Weird.
Anyway, it was already about 10pm by the ...
... do parents and related how Nicholas contributed from his inheritance the dowry for three daughters of a citizen of Patara who had lost all his money.His feast was being celebrated by the time of St. Justinian two centuries after his death. After Methodius' life of Nicholas became ...