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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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How do you describe a
different country? It's completely new. Not a new state. Not a new place to
eat. It is completely new and incomparable, but I will do my best!
On Monday we left for Thessaloniki. We would leave the city
of Athens by train. So our pack left the Backpackers hostel once again in
search of more adventure …
... are both really strong and usually you need to let the grounds settle before you drink it as it is not exactly filtered. Tea is also a big deal in Turkey and is really good!
- Sometimes (a lot in Turkey) a toilet is more of a hole in the ground. See picture.
- Europe seems to be more environmentally friendly so far. In most of our hotels the key has to be places in a slot by the light switch to get the electricity to work - including the air conditioner.
- Drivers are a lot ...
We did quite a bit of research, well, Kevin did, for the first part of our trip. Our guidebook for Greece, however, did not include Thessaloniki, so we didn't know quite as much about what to do here. Kevin knew some and that there was an area called Meteora a couple hours away from Thessaloniki he wanted to visit (more on that later). We arrived in Thessaloniki just before dinner time. We took public transportation downtown and were able to find ...
... for heretics. It was so important that not one but two false Messiahs flourished here at different times. Shabtai Tzevi, the 17th century charismatic Kabbalist who was widely accepted by many Jews as the coming of the Messiah, moved to Salonika after being expelled by the rabbis from his native Izmir (Smyrna). Shabtai Tzevi’s messianism became the basis for a European-wide movement of Jews who accepted his claims, some of which coincided with ...
... creek winding it's way through stone bridges, green trees forming natural arches as they drooped over the creek. There was an area of tiered stone seating to sit on facing the water. The plan was to renew Baptismal vows, symbolically remembering the first European Christian convert. Our priest - Rom Hayes is amazing, I think he is in his late 60's yet he decided off the cuff, to take off his shoes and socks, roll up his jeans and ...