Hotel Villa Nisteri

Varounas Panagiotis, Thassos Town, Thásos, Northeast Aegean Islands, Greece | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Thassos Town

Crypt & Tombs

A travel blog entry by itravel114

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... tombs were located in a tumulus. This was something that I had never seen before. This tomb was in and under the hill. The way I related this to my prior knowledge was connecting it to the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. The museum and the tombs were one of the most interesting parts of the trip. We saw a lot of the items such as crowns, jewelry, personal items, etc. The tombs were of Phillip II & Alexander IV. Unfortunately, we could not take pictures of the tombs or ...

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

... beginning of the piece, our pitch dropped almost immediately, and this gave a different sounding character to the passages. Our overall expression was good, but it was difficult to hear the sopranos in many sections.

It was fascinating to see an example of church history being linked to Phillipi, even if the connection isn't explicitly verified. Singing at the baptistry of St. Lydia gave meaning to the connection of site to the New Testament.
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We're in Ruinnsss

A travel blog entry by gritttle

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... were found because it is more important to imagine the structures as they were. Some quick notes about Philippi. Paul came to visit synagogues near Philippi in 49 A.D. and was later put in prison there. There were many earthquakes during the time that Paul visited. By 7th century A.D. a big earthquake destroyed the big city and left it in ruins. Philippi is now a flat fertile area protected by the surrounding mountains.  The first stop in Philippi ...

Greece, We Have Arrived!

A travel blog entry by emilyemoore

... in the same spot! After that we headed back to town for lunch and saw a few more things in town along the way! We stopped for coffee and then headed back to the hotel. We then had time for a ciesta which is nap time after lunch in Greece and we went back to our room and had tea and a nice rest before it was time to head down and meet a young cultural development group from Kavalá. We headed down, not exactly sure what ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Varounas Panagiotis, Thassos Town, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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