Xenia Oranoupolis Hotel
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... we must deal with weak vessels (i.e. bodies) made from the earth.
Have you ever just felt overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, life circumstances, experiences, or anything else? I have found that finding solitude is the best first step toward relieving such burdens. When in solitude, I begin prayer and meditation. Sometimes the issues do not quickly leave my conscience or my soul remains heavy laden and I am found having to pray more earnestly or calm my spirit and ...
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 ...
Owing to the stressful time over the last few weeks.....really.... we decided to have a few days off on the beach.
We are staying in the very pretty Greek village of Neos Marmaras. I have to admit that before we planned this trip I didn't even know this area existed. Not sure what it would be like at the height of summer but in the first week of June the place has clearly not really opened up and it's really nice and quiet. Temperature is a tough ...
The drive was only about 450 KM but it took forever on small roads with pot holes in Bulgaria. Crossing from Bulgaria to Greece the customs were yet again confused but 'Ferri Bot Istanbul' explained everything. The Greek customs guy approached the car looking at the Arabic number plates and said very slowly "Do you speak English?". Should I have confessed, after all these years elsewhere, "yes, only English really, but the first 50 words of badly ...
... rich history. It was one of our most interesting in terms of travel and navigating, we learned you have to ask at least 4 Greeks for directions and then find a tourist to get the correct directions. Everything is in Greek and is impossible to understand, they don't believe in maps except for hand drawn ones and they talk incredibly fast....now I know where the saying"it's all Greek to me" comes from. I used it often!
Their food ...
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