Porto Palace Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the colourful interior, was George's beaming smile. Upon leaving he bestowed a blessing on Pete, probably thinking he was the only one who needed it. We bid farewell, knowing that of the total of 5,000 tourists from cruise ships that day, we were perhaps the only ones to see inside that church. It was then a slightly easier 6 km walk downhill to the waterfront and back to board the ship for an early evening departure south to ...
... dedicated to St. Gregory Palamas and that’s why I am here. His coffin was ceremoniously brought out of his above-ground tomb, within the church, and placed before the Bishop’s throne on the right. His relics, encased in silver, slid out of the bottom of the coffin like a trundle bed, but protected by glass. Thousands streamed before the coffin throughout the entire service crossing themselves, some kneeling, others bowing, praying quietly ...
... downstairs, some local wine and beers from the amazing bottle shop (the guy thought I had a dutch accent since they don't get many NZers and he knew it wasn't Australia), and chilled our last night in the city.
The next day our train to the next destination was leaving around midday so we didn't have time to really go anywhere else but we felt like we had seen everything we needed to and was glad we booked the extra night. Great Greek introduction - onwards to Meteora!
... ruined the chances to photograph the rape of Helen by Theseus mosaic. The totality of what has been found was impressive, from jugs, cemetery artefacts, votive offerings, coins, mosaics, etc. I was really tired today and not in the mood to be dragged around like sheep. The museum had quality over quantity. I thought Vena's comments at Pella were better than those at Vergina. Most took the extra time as a cue to wait outside in the heat. We were off at 1050 for ...
... to my apartment. A large bottle of wine. That was only 4.5 euro. As my pictures show, we didn't make it back to our apartment with the wine. Laws in Greece are different. You are able to walk around with open alcohol. So there were four of us walking around, drinking straight out of a bottle of wine. We walked along the boardwalk and some of the alleyways between the apartment buildings.
Three things to note about this city.
There is graffiti everywhere. It ...