- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... Shabbat service in the same way. Their rabbi is from Morocco by way of Israel, and the congregation a mix of Jews whose families have always lived in Thessaloniki, Jews from other parts of Thessaly, Jews from other parts of Greece, and some recent imports from Israel.
I was invited to join the community for its meal after services, riding a Shabbat elevator to the 8th floor of their building and enjoying the beautiful brown eggs typical of ...
... talented buskers along the way. One guy is playing the trumpet in one hand, an accordion in the other and plating the cymbals with his feet, and he was playing some great music.
There was a troop of drummers marching along the board walk and would have had 100 peolpe following them. They were very good as well. Tomorrow i leave for Belgrade, Serbia
... a few piles of old bricks. Halfway down there was a couple of souvenir shops and a coffee bar, so I sat out in the sun sipping coffee while Hazel bought a Greek flag from the shop.
Descending further via Pasha's Garden and the originally-Roman rotunda, we made it ack to the sea front in time for a late lunch (but even 3pm is not a late lunch for Greeks!). I had read about Greek cod and chips available near the port area, but I never saw any on a menu apart from ...
... but the fatigue and need not to fall behind in the blog. I certainly dozed off for a bit on the return trip, waking up to find 120 kph road on the E75, six lanes, 33k to go and some lime green crops. Dock cranes were an indication the city was close. I went back to the hotel with 6 others while 10 got off near the museum area.
A shower helped a bit. The room wifi was wonky. The money exchange across the road was closed so will do so in Kavala. Down to reception ...
... Menus are in greek, so we can't even read what we are ordering most of the time. Let alone, what's in our food. During our orientation tomorrow, we are going over the Greek essentials when it comes to speaking. It is going to be extremely helpful. But I will save orientation and my shopping adventures for my next installment since I have another day of both.
This got a little longer than I plan on making most of my posts, but there has just been so much going on.