Hotel Korina

Skala Potamias, Skála Potamiás, Thásos, Northeast Aegean Islands, 64004, Greece | 3 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Skála Potamiás

Crypt & Tombs

A travel blog entry by itravel114

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... The relic was in an elaborate, gold nook where you would walk through, kiss the relic's glass box, and continue on back into the rest of the church. Our next stop was the crypt under St. Demetrius. Once we filed down the stairs it was musty and dark. Nena gave a brief description of the importance of the crypt which was the place where St. Demetrius was tortured and killed.  Our next stop was in Vergina, a town in Thessaloniki, which was the Vergina Royal Tombs ...

Ancient City of Philippi

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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... archaeologists to determine Paul was actually there in Philippi. The ruins at Philippi are rather spread out and have the remains of churches and temples along with what I mentioned above. Philippi was a major metropolis for Christianity. My group and I had the chance to give our presentation for Dr. Ryder at the forum in Philippi. We presented on choral music in ancient Greek theater. After we presented we sang the "Alma Mater" and recorded it for President Lingrin. After we ...

Baptistry of St. Lydia

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

... beginning of the piece, our pitch dropped almost immediately, and this gave a different sounding character to the passages. Our overall expression was good, but it was difficult to hear the sopranos in many sections.

It was fascinating to see an example of church history being linked to Phillipi, even if the connection isn't explicitly verified. Singing at the baptistry of St. Lydia gave meaning to the connection of site to the New Testament.
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We're in Ruinnsss

A travel blog entry by gritttle

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... were found because it is more important to imagine the structures as they were. Some quick notes about Philippi. Paul came to visit synagogues near Philippi in 49 A.D. and was later put in prison there. There were many earthquakes during the time that Paul visited. By 7th century A.D. a big earthquake destroyed the big city and left it in ruins. Philippi is now a flat fertile area protected by the surrounding mountains.  The first stop in Philippi ...

Oh hi there Paul's Prison

A travel blog entry by krackenrod1888

We woke up today to go and see the ruins of the Ancient City Philippi. It neither was not nearly as large as Ephesus nor was it as well preserved. In the past, there have been earthquakes which have been destroying part of the preservation but it was still incredible to see. This prosperous city still holds concerts in modern day by providing seats to 7000 people. While there, Josh, Maddie, and Kenny were able to ...

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This 3 star inn, located on Skala Potamias, Skála Potamiás, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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