Sun Beach Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... 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 ...
... 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
... roadside. Totally remote and nothing for miles it seemed, very special really. Anyway, all of a sudden a few goats starting walking from behind the church...and it really was a few. Then from the other side we had quickly realised hundreds more goats just wandering across the road! Was amazing the way the church was positioned you couldn't see any and within literally seconds there's tons of them! From the top of the mountain side right down to our car...surreal. further ...
... but also our very selves, because you had become very dear to us. I Thessalonians 2:7-8.
And how he wants them to understand clearly God's plan for all people. These folks were ready to end their tedious existence as laborers, slaves, sailors and merchants. As one of my books suggest, the Thessalonian church met in homes, not salons or wealthy villas! They wondered, if Jesus was returning to end the ...
... hill since Olympus (it's not even been that long but I'd happily say no to anything over about a 5-degree gradient right now) to find 'Studios Arabas'. Now I don't know what Arabas means, but I know the connotations of a 'studio': hip, chic, student-vibe, bright colours, artsy, modern - these are all words that spring to mind. The dumpy shithole we found however ticked none of those boxes. In the end it was actually quite fine, just another hot, cramped dorm the like of ...