Hotel Calypso

Skala Prinos, Thásos, Northeast Aegean Islands, 64010, Greece | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Thásos

Crypt & Tombs

A travel blog entry by itravel114

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    Today we left Kavala to go to Thessaloniki which is the second-largest city in Greece.  Our first stop was at Saint Demetrius Basilica in Thessaloniki. This church was one of the Greek Orthodox churches we were able to get a brief tour of by Nena. It was a Sunday morning so there were people busily walking around coming and going from the church. There were some beggars waiting outside of the church. Once we stepped inside the basilica, ...

Ancient City of Philippi

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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... archaeologists to determine Paul was actually there in Philippi. The ruins at Philippi are rather spread out and have the remains of churches and temples along with what I mentioned above. Philippi was a major metropolis for Christianity. My group and I had the chance to give our presentation for Dr. Ryder at the forum in Philippi. We presented on choral music in ancient Greek theater. After we presented we sang the "Alma Mater" and recorded it for President Lingrin. After we ...

Baptistry of St. Lydia

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

At Phillipi, we visited a baptistry that is believed to correspond with the river that St. Lydia was baptized in (according to Greek Orthodox tradition). There was a small shrine near the baptistry honoring Lydia.

The inside of the baptistry was ornate and had mosaics and wall paintings. We sang "Sing Me to Heaven" in a circular formation, and it was very interesting to hear the echo of the sound go through the roughly round building.

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We're in Ruinnsss

A travel blog entry by gritttle

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... St. Lydia and Paul. In the baptistery we got the chance to have an impromptu performance. We sang Sing Me to Heaven. It was so cold, that I could see my breath as we sang. The resonance in the building was unbelievable. The sound blew me away, it was simple magical. Nena recorded us as we stood in a circle surrounding the center of the baptistery. I am grateful that we got the sing there, it was a chance of a lifetime. We headed back to the hotel after this ...

Greece, We Have Arrived!

A travel blog entry by emilyemoore

... and ended up meeting some of the most amazing people of our lives. We spoke with them about Greek life and then answered questions for them about our lives and then had a quick dinner. A group of us met up with them out in town and they showed us a great time!! We went to a carnival area and went on bumper cars and then headed to a park for some real ice skating! After that we hit a coffee bar to get some coffee ...

Location

This hotel, located on Skala Prinos, Thásos, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding