Hotel Calypso

Address: Skala Prinos, Thásos, Northeast Aegean Islands, 64010, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Skala Prinos, Thásos, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Thásos

Kavala on the Greek Coast

A travel blog entry by lindell on Nov 06, 2014

13 photos

... on the beaches at night and drank too much retsina one night and missed going out to the island Thassos which is just off the coast from here because we weren't feeling too good in the morning!

There is a well preserved acqueduct in the town and a huge city wall and fort on top of the hill, overlooking the port and fishing boats. Again there are lots of cafés and delicious cake shops!

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CAVORTING IN KAVALA

A travel blog entry by mek1 on Oct 09, 2014

21 photos

... 14th century.

There are many refugees who live in this area as a result of the truce between Turkey and Greece in 1923. Thousands of Greeks living in Turkey were repatriated to Greece as were Turks sent back to Turkey who had been living in Greece. Thousands of these Greeks settled in Kavala and formed whole communities of refugees. This still seems fresh in the minds of the native Greeks.

It was a beautiful, interesting day.
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Phillipians information

A travel blog entry by marymc59 on Sep 22, 2014

... for a synagogue. They met for prayer by the River outside the city, where interested gentiles joined them. Around 49 AD, Paul, Timothy and Silvanus climbed the Roman ‘Via Egnatia’, from the port of Neapolis (today’s Kavala) to Philippi. They met Lydia, a trader in purple dye and a gentile ‘worshipper of God’, with other women gathered at the river for prayer (Acts 16:3 & 14). Lydia and her entire household were baptized. They ...

Kalambaka, Meteora, Monasteries, and Mysteries

A travel blog entry by marymc59 on Sep 21, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

... to accept Christianity. It was here that St Paul, St Timothy and St Silas first landed from Troas (Acts 16:11), one of the great moments in the history of Christianity.

Kavala overnight

BIZZARE fact of the day ...
The Romany people that camp around any parts of Greece and Europe are often called gypsies ... The origin off this is that they are dark skinned, so a long time ago they were thought to have come from Egypt - therefore called ...

Philippi (Acts 16:12-40; 20:6; 1 Thess 2:2)

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Aug 17, 2014

32 photos

... large pavement stones from the Via Egnatia that can still be seen next to the river near the baptismal structure leading north away from the city.

Biblical Significance
After having heard in a vision a plea for help from a man in Macedonia, Paul (as well as Luke and Silas) traveled to northern Greece, being led by the spirit of the Lord. The first major place mentioned that Paul and his companions are recorded preaching at was Philippi, where they stayed ...