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... br> - You cannot flush toilet paper due to the pipes throughout Turkey and Greece. I have to admit sometimes I forget out of habit!
- In some places the water is safe to drink, but it is easy (and so cheap) to buy bottled. We can get 1L for about $1 most places. Why is it so expensive at home?!
- If you want to eat at a sit-down restaurant, be prepared to be there a while. Nothing is very fast and the waiters don't really rush you except at the beginning when they are ready ...
The next day (8/2) was Sunday, so again not much open. Luckily we just wanted to walk around and explore so we saw the old city walls, explored a park, and went back to the White Tower. The White Tower is a well known symbol of Thessaloniki. It was neat from the outside and from the top (good view of the city) but the museum was super boring! We also saw several churches and an ancient roman arch with very well preserved relief ...
... all in Hebrew and sung in what was substantially a Sephardic tradition with some special variations. Of course the prayerbook was Hebrew and Greek, so I stuck to the Hebrew. They sing well, and different congregants chant chapters of Song of Songs aloud, some in variations of a lovely melody—perhaps in a Sephardic cantillation (trope), although it seemed more basic than that—and others mostly reading the text. They also trade off on chanting the Psalms of ...
... the forum are in decay but impressive still as feats of architecture. We saw the remains of the first Christian basilica (church) from the 5th century. According to was has been written, St. Paul had a special devotion to the people of Phillipi. After an excellent seafood lunch, right on the water at Kavala, we headed onto Thessaloniki, Greece’s second city, founded in 315 BC, where St Paul preached during the winters of 49-50AD ...
... of the lesson. This is how I feel about this group of people. I feel like they are my soulmates. Like I'm supposed to have had them around my entire life. And the craziest part is that it's only been two weeks. Two weeks exactly and I already feel this way about them. I can't wait to see where the rest of this trip takes all of us.
I feel like I have so much to learn from them, and so much I want them to learn from me. There ...