Porto Palio

33, M. Merkouri Str, Palio, Kavála, Macedonia Region, 65500, Greece | 2 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Kavála

Crypt & Tombs

A travel blog entry by itravel114

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... tombs were located in a tumulus. This was something that I had never seen before. This tomb was in and under the hill. The way I related this to my prior knowledge was connecting it to the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. The museum and the tombs were one of the most interesting parts of the trip. We saw a lot of the items such as crowns, jewelry, personal items, etc. The tombs were of Phillip II & Alexander IV. Unfortunately, we could not take pictures of the tombs or ...

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

At Phillipi, we visited a baptistry that is believed to correspond with the river that St. Lydia was baptized in (according to Greek Orthodox tradition). There was a small shrine near the baptistry honoring Lydia.

The inside of the baptistry was ornate and had mosaics and wall paintings. We sang "Sing Me to Heaven" in a circular formation, and it was very interesting to hear the echo of the sound go through the roughly round building.

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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 ...

Day Seven! Kavala, Greece

A travel blog entry by timeicher

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... the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there.14 One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message. 15 When she and the members of her household were baptized, she invited us to her home. “If you consider me a believer in the Lord,” she said, ...

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This 2 star inn, located on 33, M. Merkouri Str, Palio, Kavála, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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