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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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... this was a dodgy wreck of a scooter with a great big thick chain around the wheels and over the seat which stuck in my mind while next to it stood a bright green Kawasaki ZR6 unchained and ready to go. I found my way back from there and had an afternoon nap. Around 7pm I wandered out and down to the sea I could see lights on the promenade that had last night been dark so headed towards them as I got closer there was music playing and stalls along ...
Thessaloniki is like a grid square blocks of shops, cafe, houses and buildings. I like it! It has something soothing and homely about it. There are plenty of people and it does have tourists but the day to day bustle of the locals masks that very well as they go about their business. I took the lets follow the crowd approach and found some amazing places. I was lead to markets, back street hidden local eateries, museums, banks ...
... cul-de-sac so part of the community.
Nearby was what looked like a Hammam (Turkish bath) with its domes but there was no way to go inside and see. Also curious was milk dispensing machine where you refilled bottles!.
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This adventure sees me starting in Thessaloniki, Greece. The flight from Adelaide to Athens was with Qatar. I was certainly spoilt on this flight. I used my frequent flyer points to fly business class. The in-flight service was superb, and so was the reclining seat, which converted into a flat bed. The food was better than some high end restaurants.
There was 1 flight attendant for ever 3 guests, so it was very over serviced. It is something i could really get used to.
Our ticket chap morphed into the museum guide. He dwelled on the tension between Macedonians and Greeks over Alexander the Great. The Macedonians say they were not Greek whereas the Greek say to the contrary. The guide pointed out the inability of Macedonian athletes to compete at one stage of the Olympic Games because they were not Greeks. His discussion about the national tension was more instructive than his comments on the site itself. At over 30M, ...