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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 ...
... of pink lady apples for 1 euro. Best apples. After walking to the wrong Train staion, i find my way to the right one to buy a ticket to Meteroa. Its a place full of Monasteries built on top of huge sandstone peaks, should be very interesting.
This brings the day to an end, and i have tea in a nice little greek cafe. I order a greek salad, which is huge, enough for tomorrow night as well.
Today was meant to be cloudy and wet, but it didnt rain and the afternoon was blue sky.
... 1500 for lunch at Fovis Corner, a fast food place. Daniela said we had a half hour. A look of horror came over the mug of the BS who felt the meat was too dodgy to try [most having no such worry]. Had a kebab and a Fix beer, both filling the bill [5E]. Chatted with Stern Sue and the worry wart about the relative safety of traveling in authoritarian regimes and whether tourists should travel to Putin's Russia [emphatic no].
We were off at 1540, ...
... most of the city!! It has come back full swing though, and is a booming and busy town filled with plenty to do!! We enjoyed some Starbucks, walked the coast, and met Nena's adorable son! Then it was time to ride the bus again! Next stop: Vergina! We first stopped at a museum of the tumulus, which is exactly what it sounds like, a tomb site. There were things that were placed inside of the tombs such as garments and head pieces and armor and weapons all of ...