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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 ...
... I sleep it is with both eyes half open, as well as crossed, and my
mouth almost fully ajar. I am truly a sleeping beauty. But who am I to complain
of their taunts, after all, free chip! The city of Thessaloniki found us
quickly after I woke up and the six hour train ride came to an end.
Thessaloniki’s best description would be the same as Athens,
if Athens were given the chance to breath. The streets aren’t as cramp, but the
... side. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by a stumpy and very friendly dog (who we all ended up calling pepe!?) We walked through the town higher and higher and found a 'history and folk museum'. What an odd place to be...and inside was just as odd! Worth the visit though, definitely! Shows the actual town how they used to live and the tools they used to use etc. The building was a genuine home from the towns first days and the rooms had been set up accordingly. ...
... first time past, and walking back and added free dessert, and the other taverna was literally right next to it. We even got placed at an outdoor table (I mean, like many places, the outdoor area was covered and heated) that was the nearest to the edge, looking right at the second taverna. Awkwaaaarddd.
I tried mussels for the first time. They were fried, so I suppose that wasn't the whole experiences, but still.
Annd that was the night, I think.
... town). I just started saying ‘good afternoon’ until someone replied back.
Across the street and two doors down we found the parents of the person we had rented our place from. It became clear that our landlord – Kostas had left the city because of the heat. ...