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... on heaven or on earth; and do not know how to tell about this. All we know is that God lives there with people and their service is better than in any other country…" They might as well have been talking about the same services I attended at the Cathedral of St. Gregory of Palamas in Thessaloniki this past weekend.
Let's start with the Cathedral. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1978. A committed priest brought his tent and pitched ...
How do you describe a
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 ...
We had a brief stopover in Thessaloniki airport and we had to go through security again! We did not have any problems except finding where we were going to be loading from. It was kind of a maze but did finally get ourselves settled in for a wait and got on the plane ...
... outfits, finally walked out with two armfuls of designer bags and a 'Pretty Woman' look beamed across Trish's face. We repeated this the next day ( slightly more reserved ) and even Phil had his turn walking away with a new ' European look' for the year. Thessaloniki has some great restaurants, cafes and bars, but our favorite was a moveable bar (see the photo ) which travelled up and down the promenade fueled by cycling ...
Lisa, Jasmine, and Emily presented on Sacred Greek Music.
In Greece, the vital connection of the country to the Greek Orthodox church provides a rich tradition for sacred music. In the music that is presented in church services, long and short syllables are used in variation to add excitement and variety to the music. Occasionally, sacred texts can be harder to understand than modern Greek music, because the pronunciation has less accentuation.