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Travel Blogs from Ouranopolis
... more focused on meditating. In the end, talking with the Lord has never resulted with me being in worse shape than when I started. Sometimes the answer I understand from the Lord is not the one that I want (it rarely is because what I want is the easy way out and the easy way out by-passes the growing stage of the experience). When his answer is to be patient, it is hard to accept that as an answer. But, I have found that many times, the answer of being patient is given ...
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 ...
... so in the weekday it was empty and indeed we only saw a couple of players.
Apart from lazing on the beach, eating fish and visiting the local mountain villages I can't say we have done much. Amazingly we encountered our second folk dancing festival, this one for the Whit holidays. Of course being non-religious we didn't know it was Whit. Tomorrow we drive across Greece to catch the ferry to Italy and we are hoping for a quiet drive on Whit Monday.
... Annie clearly did not get on with Bulgaria but I had much less of an issue with the country...C
Once into Greece the driving was much easier and you could set the cruise control without fear of pot holes. We arrived in Neos Marmaras in the early evening and settled into our self catering room with a large balcony over looking the sea.
Now sitting on the balcony, drinking Turkish Raki, over looking the sea, 25C.... cheers.
... amount of coast line with beautiful beaches, not your typical Euorpean rocky beaches and lastly I hear the islands are very different from one another and worth visiting....
One last thing...I forgot to mention the famous Greek drink of Ouzo...it's a killer when you drink too many...I'll say no more.
We hope to return to another conference in 2013 on the island of Rhodes near Turkey ...thanks for following our blog!
Other places to stay in Ouranopolis
74 Egnatias Street, Ouranopolis | 5 star hotelfrom $272
Ouranopolis | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Ouranopolis | 4 star hotelfrom $82
630 75 Ouranoupolis, Ouranopolis | Hotelfrom $54
Tripiti, Ouranopolis | 4 star hotelfrom $130
Ouranopolis | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Ouranopolis | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Pola Bohn, Ouranopolis | 3 star hotelfrom $112