Oceanview Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... Every time we passed a church they would cross themselves and just keep talking.
When we got to Kavala I was waiting for one of them to get off the bus and she was muttering, 'It's too heavy ...'. I said to her, 'You go first.' She said in English, 'Are you German?' I said, No' and she said, 'American?' I said, 'No, Australian.' And she said very excitedly, 'Me too. From Adelaide!'
... 14th century.
There are many refugees who live in this area as a result of the truce between Turkey and Greece in 1923. Thousands of Greeks living in Turkey were repatriated to Greece as were Turks sent back to Turkey who had been living in Greece. Thousands of these Greeks settled in Kavala and formed whole communities of refugees. This still seems fresh in the minds of the native Greeks.
It was a beautiful, interesting day.
... present day Turkey). It was named after Philip II of Macedon, father or Alexander the Great. Originally a Greek city, it became an important Roman colony after a battle involving Brutus and Cassius in 42. In Philippi, as with Tarsus and Thessalonica, townspeople were declared free Roman citizens, with no taxes, self rule and pride in their elite status. Most Philippians followed religious cults linked to a variety of Greek and Roman gods. The Jewish community there was ...
... in operation today. We walked up 200 steps to the first monastery and spent some time inside the Church, learning about the iconography and the symbolism of the paintings. The one unique thing about these churches is that they depict the founders and martyrs holding churches in their hands that they place on the peaks.
The views around were absolutely spectacular. The next stop was at a convent, with nuns still living there so women had to don ...
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