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- Drycleaning onsite
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... 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 ...
... trading port.
With all the walking I was going to do each day I decided not to pay to go inside and climb all the stairs to the top. I had already been having knee problems a day or two back.
But in Thessaloniki today there is still an active group—the people at my table were all younger than I, with children—and they preserve their traditions carefully. New melodies may be introduced, but the traditional Sep*********es are the most valued. The food is apportioned in an almost ritualized way, and they were all eager to share the Hamin, the special Sabbath stew with me the next day. The Jews I met there were very bright, ...
... the two epistles to the ancient Thessalonians. It was here that he established the first Christian Church in Europe. We saw the ramparts of the city, the Arch of Galerius and the Roman Agora where St Paul once preached. We also visited St Demetrios’ Church with its mosaics and frescoes. It is our last night on mainland Greece .. We say goodbye to our driver Zafiris and our guide Joanna. We are meeting early before dinner to ...
... that occurs before Lent. On Thursday we all got dressed in costumes, and went out for a night on the town. Basically, we were Americans and took advantage of another reason to go out. But this time all the Greeks were in on it with us.
The interesting thing is that they hand out meat here for the celebration rather than candy like we do. Because it's before Lent, it's basically the time for sex, drugs, alcohol, and meat. Especially the meat. If I ...