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... hollow in the middle, a great place for playing hide and seek. We park on a track opposite to enjoy the last of the sunshine and dry some washing. A little way along the road a farmer is busy on his tractor ploughing a field, as the sun sets we moved to the car park, washing dry and Dream Catcher lovely and warm from the sun.
Oh! Also today we are one third of the way through our year of travelling, on budget, still in love and comfortable in Dream ...
... what would be the main route for skiiers visiting in the winter from all over Europe with huge new complexes being built and signs lining the road 'luxury spa suite hotel' etc... As we pass an elderly woman using a waking stick moving a donkey along the road... Something amiss here perhaps... Just before dark we (after a few more diversions) find the monastery town, and quickly realise this is not the famous on in the book... And what promised ...
There has been a very large tomb discovered near Amphipolis. Archaeologist date it to the time of Alexander the Great and think it might be his tomb but no evidence has been discovered yet to confirm the claim.
News Reports on the Archaeological Discovery:
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/08/ 27/alexander-great-era-tomb-will-soon-r ...
... wifi for a change, but still the shower is not attached to the wall! Headed into town for a look around. Had lunch at a place that looked pretty popular with the locals - pita bread with kebab meat, tomatoes, sauce, mustard, onion and chips. These seem to be pretty common over here and taste pretty good - who would have thought to put chips in a pita! Went for a walk up the hill to the old castle, it was a ...
... for lunch, but not before losing Dan up the street and searching for him for 15 mins. Met at the bus at 3.15pm to go up the hill to the monasteries. Some awesome rock formations that make up the hills, spectacular scenery and views. Of the 28 original monasteries, only 7 remain. Had a walk around one of the monasteries and took some photos. Stopped for a photo stop on the way down the hill with some ...
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