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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Amalia Thessaloniki
Very central, rooms lovely and warm, bathroom small and a good breakfast for €4.00 each. Room cost €45.00 on a Sunday night and would have cost €65.00 on a Sat. night
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... the crowd to be attentive. The Bishop (Metropolitan) dressed in gold capped by a diamond miter sparkled like stars while he sat on the throne to the left reminding the crowd that St. Gregory Palamas had right of honor, as his predecessor, to sit at the throne on the right side. He spoke as though the saint was sitting across from him --- as he was. At least 18 priests stood in the midst of it all - cloaked in the finest cloth.
I was ...
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different country? It's completely new. Not a new state. Not a new place to
eat. It is completely new and incomparable, but I will do my best!
On Monday we left for Thessaloniki. We would leave the city
of Athens by train. So our pack left the Backpackers hostel once again in
search of more adventure. The, by now second nature, navigation to the metro
was easily found and we arrived at the train station. Here we stood as a ...
... of pink lady apples for 1 euro. Best apples. After walking to the wrong Train staion, i find my way to the right one to buy a ticket to Meteroa. Its a place full of Monasteries built on top of huge sandstone peaks, should be very interesting.
This brings the day to an end, and i have tea in a nice little greek cafe. I order a greek salad, which is huge, enough for tomorrow night as well.
Today was meant to be cloudy and wet, but it didnt rain and the afternoon was blue sky.
... The valley floors are farm country. Some closing of the eyes is acknowledged as it several unknown types of crops.
Lots of black hose used for another watering method. Headed toward Edessa. Hit our first traffic light in days. Still 83k to go at 1430, Esa's speed not nearly as fast as I thought. Saw my first Greek national flag. Peaches were heading to market. The buildings range from spiffy new glass to decrepit, old factories.
We hit ...
... interesting were that the city has a special name: "Συμπρω 964;εύουσα ;," or "Symprotévousa," which means "co-capital and the frappé latte was invented here!! Bless them for that!! We went to the Church of Saint Demitrius, where we toured the sanctuary and the crypt, which sadly was not in its original form because of several fire over the years and the worst one in history was in the 20th century ...