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A retinue of ambassadors were dispatched by Prince Vladimir of Russia in 987 to search for a religion that could (i) unite warring factions within its borders and (ii) provide intelligence for future military campaigns against the Eastern Roman Empire, a bastion of Orthodoxy. A report was transmitted back to the Prince that said: "…And we went into the Greek lands, and we were led into a place where they serve their God, and we did not know where ...
... politics. I don’t speak Greek. Yet I do. Yet I did. I did all of those
things, and did so with a smile on my face. It was a moment of realization in
how much I have already changed from this experience. I can’t wait to bring
these new changes to every place I venture off to.
The rest of the night was casual and warm with cheer. After
the dinner we found a gelato stand and ate until we burst.
Soon after sleep found us and we were happy it did. ...
... a hospital, has changed almost not at all since then, and looks very much like the set of One Blew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. We even have a plastered over call button above our bed.
Still, the place had character and the radiator worked, although like the wi-fi, hot water works when it feels like it. We had travelled far and seen much by now, and it was almost midnight, so even the creepiness of Hotel Kastoria was not going to stop us sleeping like ...
... Fremantle cousins). We would return to Kostas' restaurant for our last night as well. We loved the shopping, getting around on bikes and even salsa dancing under the 'White Tower' as we cycled home at 2.00am. Our first 2 days were dedicated to serious clothes shopping. Trish discovered 'personal shopping' in a boutique shop on day 1, where she was at the mercy of an amazing assistant. After one and a half hours of trying on more than ...
... Deacon Nephon Tsimalis, on which we got to hear and see just about every detail imaginable! He was very informative and was pleased with our visit! Now it is time for our last Turkish dinner! We headed down to the coast and ate at a delicious seafood restaurant! It reminded us of a mixture of Chinatown and a small harbor/river town in America. We head to Greece in the morning!! Yay!
See ya there!