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There are some great cafés in Thessaloniki and lots of people sitting in them.
The city is full of beautiful old brick churches, buildings and city walls which are surrounded by apartment blocks, some of which are really lovely and some which are pretty ordinary 960s style.
There are a lot of empty shops, buildings and ...
... The city is full of cars driving and parking anywhere and everywhere! They park small cars on the corners (see photo).
The bus driver did an amazing job of getting around the streets, and at one stage he and the conductor lady got off the bus and pushed a car out of the way so the bus could fit through. It was quite hilarious and even they were laughing!
The sun was out today and we thought it was warm, but everyone else was promenading on the waterfront in their winter jackets and boots. The women and young girls have great fashion sense and the clothing shops for both men and women are great. Sadly, all I could buy was a pair of gym shoes and jeans to keep me warm - no more room in the pack! I haven't worn long pants since we left Australia!
We sat in the sun and walked along the waterfront with everyone else!
... lots of hot spas, but instead there was just one bath. We only stayed for 30 minutes.
We went to the Pella Museum which shows all the treasures of the Macedonian Kings Tombs. We saw a rich ladies golden necklace and kings helmets and swords that were made from gold and bronze. One of the ladies wore about 100 necklaces and golden shoes in her tomb.
We had a few problems in Thessaloniki because Mum overstayed her VISA. We were meant ...
... Roman forum stones in excavated downtown Thessaliniki while bemused Greeks above were watching us from the comfort of taverna tables smoking cigarettes and drinking endless coffee. We visited the fora, ceremonial arches, palaces and squares still extant under a living city that never relocated from its ancient past. Of special note here is Aghios Georgios, the Church of Saint George, or more commonly called the ...