Hotel Nikopolis 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 ...
... time at the gym and spa then by night we enjoyed our drink at the elegantly decorated lobby.
We decided that it was worthwhile to return and enjoy all this with sunny weather too and get a chance to enjoy the sea too!Final Realization: To people who love or need a small outing and change of scenery, weather is never an obstacle but maybe an ally and opportunity of a different sort of experiences!
... a few words.. In order to get aboard, there was a body search and ID check at the Port of Thessaloniki. Then we were guided to the ship and the experienced crew waiting at the entrance took over.
We were toured to all types of available cabins, the restaurants, bar, café, pools, lounges and shops and I was truly impressed by the majority of activities one can get engaged onboard! ...
... or not I got the position later this week. It has to do with curriculum development for a summer camp for children ages 4-12. I've done a lot with programming things and I've done a lot with kids, and love doing both, so I figured why not try it out? Even though it was a spur of the moment decision to apply, I'm still really hoping I get it.
The hardest thing about it out here is the language barrier. Our Greek class is giving ...
... to see it all. The city is big and houses some 385,000 people. Majority of the city is a mess of three to four storey square housing blocks and a bit of greenery for show. However, throughout all these pretty boring areas are some absolute gems and the most popular of these areas was the Thessaloniki waterfront. As Thessaloniki is located on the coast it has quite niftily used the main stretch of walkway along the water to full entertainment effect. The ...
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