Hotel Queen Olga
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... In Greece, people don't usually eat until 9 or 10 pm. When we eat at 6 or 7, we are usually the only ones there unless there are other tourists. I don't know if this is true for Turkey since we were there during Ramadan and they were fasting until sunset anyway.
- Greeks also sleep in later and many places of business don't open until at least mid-morning. Everything is closed on Sunday except some food places.
- Coffee is a big deal - everyone drinks it. Greek and ...
... disliked tour groups this entire trip you would think we would know how it would be, but I think we just had high hopes because we wanted to see Meteora so badly. The tour group was probably the last one we will ever do because we don't like going at someone else's pace and not getting to go where we want. A little about Meteora - it is a group of monasteries that were built into cliffs high up. Several are actually still in use. One in ...
... for our new place of discovery. The train soon came and we all
clambered on. Our packs were bulky and people gave us large eye rolls when we
passed them. Our seats were found, and we settled in. Once again the cards that
I brought for this trip came in handy in passing the time. Soon however, my
sleep overtook me and I was out like a light. In and out of consciousness I
went, sometimes in a seat that was different from the one I had fallen asleep
... It ended with the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks. The museum was arranged according to these periods with displays of everyday life and the rise of Christianity. There was a very interesting display of funeral customs and the tombs that were used. They were highly decorated and many of the pagan customs persisted into the early period. As religion grew in importance there was a struggle between the emperor and the church about the use ...
Did a drive by of the Mt Olympos area, but due to the weather didnt attempt any hikes. Then took a massive detour up further north to Thessaloniki, but the place looked so crowded we wimped out on stopping. Eventually deciding after all that to visit Meteora back south near where we started the day. If only we had been more decisive in the morning on our days journey as ...