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We'd been told there was some paperwork to complete at DHL before we could pick up the Redarc so after crossing the border we headed for their office in Thessaloniki, Greece. We thought that it would just be a matter of filling the paperwork out, paying some duty and then collecting our parcel but it wasn't that simple. The woman at DHL told us we had to have the form emailed to us from the Athens office and then ...
... and interesting. Pana is now a bus driver with a degree in textile engineering, was very knowledgeable on most things especially history. One thing that interested us was that the Greek Orthodox church headquarters are based in Istanbul (he refers to Constantinople). He says that we must visit as it is the largest church. Of course this discussion also covers the current state of financial affairs ...
We started the day with a walk to The Owl Cave, the track was overgrown with dwarf holly bushes, we felt like pin cushions within a few minutes. The search for the cave was unsuccessful, and the bushes help us make the decision to give up. Next a trip into town, we have a couple of things to post and we really have to buy some food! First stop is the phone top up shop, we manage to get our top up of 5 euros for Internet and also 5 euros of phone credit that ...
There has been a very large tomb discovered near Amphipolis. Archaeologist date it to the time of Alexander the Great and think it might be his tomb but no evidence has been discovered yet to confirm the claim.
News Reports on the Archaeological Discovery:
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/08/ 27/alexander-great-era-tomb-will-soon-r ...
We spent three nights in Stavros, which is part of Chalkidiki. We stayed with Dads friend Vicky, who has triplets, Steffi, Spiro and Lambos. We had a lot of fun. We watched movies at night time, including Spiderman 1, Spiderman 2 and Thor. Every afternoon we played hide and seek with all the cousins including Stella, Sophia and Pano. One day we went to a really cool beach where we had a whole section of the beach to ourselves with umbrellas ...