Holiday Inn Thessaloniki
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We opted to take the train instead of the bus from Skopje to Thess (as the locals call it) because we love train travel and it was only $12. So we dutifully got up at 4 am to catch the 5 am train. One guy at the station said it was 4 hrs late the day before; ours ended up just being 2. The station was grimey - as was the train. We have been surprised and dismayed at the amount of graffiti sprayed on trains and buildings, even public ones and shops. We ...
The weather signs were clear since early morning… cloudy and rainy despite the fact we’re in the heart of springtime… yet.,, we woke up with an urge of a short outing, just enough for a change of our images and impressions.We started off from Thessaloniki and set off Kalikrateia as our destination.
It’s a small, seashore town of Halkidiki around 30 kilometers away.
We were ...
... br> Public areas are large, luxurious and designed with the passengers’ comfort in mind. The crew was always around, available to answer any question at any given time!
This first visit of mine on a cruiser was an exciting experience! It made me think of cruising as a completely different way of vacation, out of the ordinary. Cruising offers the comfort and luxuries of a 5 ...
... through our gear and sat on top of our bags to zip them up, these guys had every mini-gadget and compact convenient item under the sun, and it all easily fit into their light luggage.
Our laughs and stories quickly became sensitive business, when in the morning, it was Neil and Noel strapping their belongings to our kids. We had not at all expected to be so emotionally effected by the process of seeing Max and Daisy-Su ridden off into the ...
TOTAL: USD 225
Option 2: Public transportation (sleeping in a hostel)
1) Accommodation: USD 90
2) Transportation (bus/train): USD 108
- Thessaloniki -> Meteora: USD 40
- Meteora -> Athens: USD 68
With respect to the fact that from the very beginning it was obvious that renting a car will be more expensive than travelling by public transportation we decided ...