Hotel Villa Sevasti
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... they were discovered, however, two of them were untouched. There were all kinds of weapons and bowls put in the tombs. Many of the weapons had to be pieced back together, along with the friezes on the backs of the couches found within. Pictured is one of the swords that has been pieced back together.
Any pictures I took, I had to sneak as taking pictures was not allowed. And there were grumpy men at every corner waiting to yell at you. Plus I looked suspicious with a camera ...
Today was a very busy day. We headed from Kavala straight to Thessaloniki. This is the second place of St. Paul after his planting of Kavala. So we learned more about the church he started in Thessaloniki. Once we arrived to Thessaloniki we observed the entire city at the Great Wall, and received a few history points about the city. We then headed to The church of Agios Dimitrios. This church was the biggest and most important church of the city. In 1917 the church caught ...
... br> I regained my energy and decided to have a short walk to nearby shop to replenish my provisions. A shop assistant was a charming elderly lady so keen to chat every customer. She talked me into buying some local delicatessen. I liked a chocolate bar a lot. Yummi stuff. Ok, it was about time to let my legs recover and get some decent sleep. The next morning I was to explore one of the most outstanding monasteries that have ever existed in Europe.
... I unpacked and showered. For a reasonable price of 40 Euro I could enjoy a big room with decent bathroom and mini bar and TV. But again, the windows overlooking the Olympia were worth every penny.
The hike to the Olympia mountains were anticipated and was soon to be materialised. Or not? The evening was spend wandering narrow streets and window shopping. The next day was a big day
... these were the first facilities we'd had since Jerusalem and
these easily surpassed those, so I woke up a little earlier than usual to get a
good workout in. Then it was time for a sumptuous (I'm starting to run
low on adjectives to communicate "bigger than usual and delicious")
breakfast and a tour of Thessaloniki. A few interesting things:
large Roman forum, Church of Saint Dmitrius, significant Byzantine ruins, and
some old ...