Ocean Beach

GR-Skala Potamias, Thassos, Skála Potamiás, Thásos, Northeast Aegean Islands, Greece | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Skála Potamiás

Crypt & Tombs

A travel blog entry by itravel114

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... maneuvering in and out of others with their chunk of communion bread in their hands. We took in the large, overly extravagant décor of this basilica. Magnificent columns line the outside of the church while the iconography was near the apse at the front of the church. This is where the sacrament of communion was taking place when we arrived. Nena pointed out the different aspects of the decoration and took us over to see the relic of St. Demetrius ...

Ancient City of Philippi

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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... archaeologists to determine Paul was actually there in Philippi. The ruins at Philippi are rather spread out and have the remains of churches and temples along with what I mentioned above. Philippi was a major metropolis for Christianity. My group and I had the chance to give our presentation for Dr. Ryder at the forum in Philippi. We presented on choral music in ancient Greek theater. After we presented we sang the "Alma Mater" and recorded it for President Lingrin. After we ...

Baptistry of St. Lydia

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

... beginning of the piece, our pitch dropped almost immediately, and this gave a different sounding character to the passages. Our overall expression was good, but it was difficult to hear the sopranos in many sections.

It was fascinating to see an example of church history being linked to Phillipi, even if the connection isn't explicitly verified. Singing at the baptistry of St. Lydia gave meaning to the connection of site to the New Testament.
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We're in Ruinnsss

A travel blog entry by gritttle

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... were found because it is more important to imagine the structures as they were. Some quick notes about Philippi. Paul came to visit synagogues near Philippi in 49 A.D. and was later put in prison there. There were many earthquakes during the time that Paul visited. By 7th century A.D. a big earthquake destroyed the big city and left it in ruins. Philippi is now a flat fertile area protected by the surrounding mountains.  The first stop in Philippi ...

Oh hi there Paul's Prison

A travel blog entry by krackenrod1888

... presentation of Greek theater in a Greek theater. They were able to stand in the theymeli which helps the performers be heard throughout the seating without trying. While standing in the theater, we were able to sing the Alma Mater after being serenaded by Nena, our Greek tour guide.

Further on from the theater, we stopped by the prison where Paul actually stayed in. It was absurd to think of for me. I ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on GR-Skala Potamias, Thassos, Skála Potamiás, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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