Mediterranean Palace Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Thessaloniki
... on the hill over looking the Port and City. We arrived at the top around lunchtime and instead of opting to lunch at one of the many Tourist cafes, we walked a bit around the corner and found a nice little place run by a guy and his 2 daughters, with the wife out the back cooking. Despite Ashlee's warnings to us about over ordering, we kept Mumma busy, and the food flowed. From the lookout we could see this magnificent ...
... where thousands more watched it - live - from the comfort of their homes.
It was truly spectacular and worthy of bragging. Unfortunately, it was pouring rain outside. So much so that the relics were not carried on the shoulders of military personnel throughout city neighborhoods as is the custom of today’s holiday. But that’s ok….I have enough to absorb and process for a long time.
Tomorrow - I depart for ...
... that Thessaloniki has a crazy amount of history everywhere, from thousand year old churches, to Roman walls and ruins everywhere and almost fully intact agoras. Thessaloniki goes from the sea up a pretty steep hill, and has huge walls from 390AD around most of the old part, with a massive acropolis on the top. We jumped off the bus at the gate to the acropolis and took a stroll admiring the views over the city and the street art scattered about. From there we explored ...
... dinner. For the rest of the week, we stayed at the house where Dad's Aunt Sophia once lived.
We took a hop on and hop off bus and visited the sites around Thessaloniki, including the White Tower, OTE Tower, The Old Town and the Old Wall. We also went to my Dad's Saints Church, St Demetrios. He is the Patron Saint of Thessaloniki. St Demetrios was a Roman Soldier who would fight against the Christians. One day he said to himself, what ...
So when I last left you all, I had just arrived in my apartment. That was now over 48 hours ago. In that time, I have taken Greece by storm. Almost. I mean, it was raining today if that counts for anything.
Either way, when I arrived, I spent the next couple of hours unpacking and waiting for my roommate to arrive. Tina got here about an hour or two after I did, and we spent the time unpacking and beginning to get to know each other. The apartment building we live ...