Mediterranean Palace Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... is experienced through the senses, a communing with the divine. I stood in awe. Color everywhere -- almost blinding the eyes. Massive royal red rugs blanketed the floors with the double-headed eagle emblem too big to fit within the lens of my cell-phone camera. Billowing clouds of lilac incense infiltrated the nostrils while byzantine chanting (12 chanters on the right & 12 on the left) melodiously breached the ears.
The second Sunday of ...
... I was very grateful,
it meant that we would be experiencing the actual culture, not a replicated
parody. Upstairs was our table, tucked away in the corner where we could still
hear one another over the music. I ordered myself a drink. Now my Greek is not
only sufficient enough to order without flaw, it has started to pick up native
habits. For example, in English you might say “What’s up?” That wouldn’t make
sense to anyone who ...
... never dare put sugar near our cups.
More ruins, more walking. We didn't do too much more that day. It rained some more and we ate dinner.
The next day was still pretty overcast but not freezing. We decided to go back down to the water front and hire bikes which we rode in and out of rain showers right along the waterfront. After getting to the end, we turned back around and went back. We didn't, well I didn't, really want to venture onto the road or up into ...
... Explore group. Passed on similar sentiments to Esa, unaware that the BS was already on board. Well, BS, most of your compatriots rate highly on the boredom meter.
Off by 0835 again with Vena for the newer Macedonian capital of Pella, then heading to the older capital at Vergina. We traveled through a rather tawdry, commercial area of the city. Diesel is about 20% cheaper than regular gasoline, a gap that is non-existent back home.
Philip II consulted ...
... apartment. First of all, in Greece, you don't flush your toilet paper. I thought that was just a myth before I actually came here, but it's the truth. You don't flush anything down the toilet that doesn't come out of your body. That's how it was told to me. So instead we have to throw it in the trash can. And as for the shower, we have a boiler in our room. You have to switch on the boiler for 15-20 minutes minimum to obtain hot water for your whole shower. But ...