Travel Blogs from Thessaloniki
We opted to take the train instead of the bus from Skopje to Thess (as the locals call it) because we love train travel and it was only $12. So we dutifully got up at 4 am to catch the 5 am train. One guy at the station said it was 4 hrs late the day before; ours ended up just being 2. The station was grimey - as was the train. We have been surprised and dismayed at the amount of graffiti sprayed on trains and buildings, even public ones and shops. We ...
The weather signs were clear since early morning… cloudy and rainy despite the fact we’re in the heart of springtime… yet.,, we woke up with an urge of a short outing, just enough for a change of our images and impressions.We started off from Thessaloniki and set off Kalikrateia as our destination.
It’s a small, seashore town of Halkidiki around 30 kilometers away.
We were ...
... br> Public areas are large, luxurious and designed with the passengers’ comfort in mind. The crew was always around, available to answer any question at any given time!
This first visit of mine on a cruiser was an exciting experience! It made me think of cruising as a completely different way of vacation, out of the ordinary. Cruising offers the comfort and luxuries of a 5 ...
... the same and you can't tell the difference in the packaging. For instance, I got what I thought was ham, and it tastes awful. If you want some questionable meat, let me know and I'll send it your way. We haven't even been able to buy milk because we can't read the labels to identify what kind of milk is which.
And the cheese. Oh the cheese. I don't think I have ever been more disappointed. Obviously, I'm from Wisconsin when one of my biggest disappointments is the ...
... in his straw boater! However no amount of waving attracted their attention; I think their gaze was way above us and focused on the Old Town.
Next stop was the cable car which I am guessing had been installed by the Swiss judging by the humungous cow bell hanging by the entrance with a large Swiss flag on it! That gave us a certain level of confidence as it whisked us speedily and gracefully to the top. As expected the view was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility