Hotel Kinissi Palace
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... br> - You cannot flush toilet paper due to the pipes throughout Turkey and Greece. I have to admit sometimes I forget out of habit!
- In some places the water is safe to drink, but it is easy (and so cheap) to buy bottled. We can get 1L for about $1 most places. Why is it so expensive at home?!
- If you want to eat at a sit-down restaurant, be prepared to be there a while. Nothing is very fast and the waiters don't really rush you except at the beginning when they are ready ...
... pretty easily. Our hotel made some recommendations for dinner so we went to find the neighborhood. Thessaloniki is a beautiful city right on the water. The city center is right next to the bay. As we were walking we noticed there were hardly any stores open. We found out that again, this was due to a lot of Grecians being on vacation. We found the neighborhood with restaurants, but again they seemed pretty dead. We found one with a menu we liked ...
... to miss that,
so I immediately jumped out of bed and ran to the lobby. There I found the rest
of the class and my two teachers who were now the leaders of the group. These
teachers were Brady, quirky as usual, and Eleni Koutsafi, my studio professor.
The two of them had done their research and found a happening restaurant in the
heart of the city. Not only was this place overflowing with music and people,
it seemed that not a single tourist had found it. ...
... He was assassinated by one of his body guards. His grave which was in the traditional style was under a tumulus, i.e. a mound 12 meters high and 20 meters long. Digging down, Andronicus came first to the other things that were cremated with Philip and then to the tomb itself. It was unopened so all of the gold and treasures were present. Philip's bones were in a gold box called a Lamax that weighed about 7 pounds of 24 karat gold. On the skull was ...
... already, Greeks are big on their meat. It's hard to find any kind of meal that meat isn't the primary dish. I'm taking a Greek Folklore class in which we are learning about the different festivals that take place during this time. It's really cool to actually see them happening as I'm learning about them. It gives a new twist to the whole hands on experience.
We also treat dressing up for Halloween much differently than they do here. The ...