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... It was pitiful but they made up for it with terminals connected to the Internet. After my private tour of the local points of pride and a briefing on the economic crises and its effect on the local population, I returned to my cousin’s café for dinner.
I depart in the morning back to Thessaloniki by bus (12 Euros) where I’ll stay at the Tourist Hotel for one evening and leave for Athens in the morning by plane.
... torched villages, forced marches, public beatings, rape - the film went on and on for 90 minutes. Brutality reigned. At the conclusion of the film, two college Lechovo students spoke about their experiences as ambassadors of good faith to Germany during the past year and how two German students came to Lechovo to learn about their country’s horrific conduct. The event was sponsored by the village town council.
And, that’s how my second day in Lechovo ...
Adriatic Adventure 8-11-14 Loannina to Florina (Greece)
After another great nights stay in the wonderful and friendly Hotel AAR just south of Loannina I had breakfast and headed off north.
The road on the map looked quite straight and not very scenic and so I thought I would easily make the 400km or so into Macedonia and to the town of Debar on the border to Albania.
However I had got it all wrong and the journey today through Greece was simply mountain pass ...
... 8364;20 for an hour), which we accepted. Unless you are eager for a boat ride, you could save the money and just walk over the low hill to the abandoned Metamorphosis Hermitage, which we did anyway. There are a couple of longer (half-day) walks in this vicinity that would be good.
We also stopped at Mikrolimni and did a short circular walk in drizzle, accompanied by two of the village dogs. The lady at the cafe spoke very good English and sold us some ...
... shade causing a cooler temperature.
We ate lunch on a moored floating platform at the Restaurant Ostrovo. Had a Macedonian salad [cukes, tomatoes, onions and peppers] and a Skopska beer ; have just 75 denars left. Discussion about Greek refreshments, Kindles and Ian's love of trains consumed the time. Had to chuckle when the English said chips/french fries with a fried egg was a good combo.
The ungodly sum of 35M was allotted for souvenir ...
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