Hotel Nea Metropolis
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I woke with the sun blazing through my window feeling refreshed and ready for the day. Tomorrow I leave here on the 11:10 with Whizz air so I am trying to fit a few things in. I got speaking to a bar owner yesterday and there are a couple of gigs going on in town tonight which may be an option. I want to visit the Roman part of town and also the White tower. Thessaloniki is not that big though so I have plenty of time. I got lost again it was amazing. ...
... that evening and I would like fresh fish he said the Bream was in this morning. I wandered more into an amazing market full of fruit, veg, fish, meat and odds and sods a real hive of activity and full of locals. It was a maze of stalls going left and right and creeping in and out of alleyways. The tomato here is like a beach ball so red and big and they really love their aubergine too. I found a pet shop for the girls too ...
After Roman rule, the Rotunda was used by the Byzantines as an early church. Later during Turkish rule it became a Mosque and a Minaret was built beside. The layers of religious history are evident.
... 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 ...
... to a very popular Gyros Restaurant. Everyone had Gyros but I had Souvlaki and Tom ate Chicken Ribs. We went to bed very late and had to wake early in the morning so we could get to Volos to catch our ferry at 12pm. When we got to Volos the ferry was full, and so we had to wait until 6pm. We went to the beach and spent the day ...