Hotel Nikopolis Thessaloniki
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
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... all in Hebrew and sung in what was substantially a Sephardic tradition with some special variations. Of course the prayerbook was Hebrew and Greek, so I stuck to the Hebrew. They sing well, and different congregants chant chapters of Song of Songs aloud, some in variations of a lovely melody—perhaps in a Sephardic cantillation (trope), although it seemed more basic than that—and others mostly reading the text. They also trade off on chanting the Psalms of ...
... are people everywhere. The warm weather brings everybody out.
5th, 6th, 7th
Nothing exciting for the last few days, just lived like a local
Its Sunday here in Thessaloniki and pretty much everything is shut. So i head don to the boardwalk, which is about 7ks long. Its is a nice day for a walk. There are lots ...
... in quaint, but they were full of character and charm. And orange trees. Eventually we made it to the fortress at the top of the city, from which there were wonderful views all the way down over a sea of white rooftops to the ocean. We couldn't go in to the fortress as it was closed on Mondays, but the view was just as good from the outside. We then descended to meet the Byzantine walls, which are hefty, tall, thick structures that go on for some considerable distance, ...
... from Homer's The Iliad would have took place. On display as the most striking piece was the golden wreath of oak leaves Philip II would have worn on the pyre.
Tomb 3 was that of Alexander IV. While the ashes of Philip II and his wife [likely Meda] were placed in gold boxes, those of Alexander IV were put in a silver vase. This tomb contained the most exquisite ivory work ever done by the Greeks.
I would have loved to go to the archaeological museum ...
... because we had orientation for our program the next morning.
The biggest inconvenience I have found thus far is the language barrier. Almost all the road signs are in Greek. I have an advantage on most people because I know the Greek alphabet and the general pronunciation. But that doesn't mean I can translate anything. There are a lot of shop owners who don't understand english either, and most things in their shops are written in Greek as well. Not to ...