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... for himself for some reason. If Paul was going to preach at a town along the way, he would have likely taken at least one co-worker with him, if not more. Thus, since he went alone and planned ahead of time to meet up with his group at Assos, there must have been a personal need he had to traverse the land by himself.
What became apparent from Paul's actions is that even the best leaders need time for their own journey of faith. Why Paul took the journey ...
We spent three nights in Stavros, which is part of Chalkidiki. We stayed with Dads friend Vicky, who has triplets, Steffi, Spiro and Lambos. We had a lot of fun. We watched movies at night time, including Spiderman 1, Spiderman 2 and Thor. Every afternoon we played hide and seek with all the cousins including Stella, Sophia and Pano. One day we went to a really cool beach where we had a whole section of the beach to ourselves with umbrellas ...
... from our apartment we have a great beach, nice for swimming. The water is admittedly cool by Muscat standards but even I have had a good long swim. The area is very nice, good beaches, lots of restaurants and bars but obviously aimed a families rather than the 'young' crowd. Interestingly lots of Bulgarian and Rumanian cars here and I would agree a better choice than the Black Sea. The prices are 'European' though and twice as much as we paid in ...
... Russian and Arabic". I spoke Arabic in Turkey and Russian in Bulgaria, it was good for shopping.
Bulgaria has beautiful countryside but I found the towns depressing, all those rotting concrete blocks of apartments and every pavement broken and derelict. The government must be both corrupt and incompetent and it's a tough burden for the population. There has been a massive brain drain, it's the only European country where the population is decreasing. ...
... with a live band and traditional Greek dancing. It was a blast...one of the best we have attended.
It is really nice to attend these conferences because it is many of the same people from year to year and we have developed many friends whom we enjoy seeing different areas and cultures with. Greece was very different, its culture is interesting, the economic trouble are not really noticeable, they are a very laid back people ...
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