Rachoni Bay

GR-640 10 , Skála Rakhníou, Thásos, Northeast Aegean Islands, Greece | 3 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Skála Rakhníou

Crypt & Tombs

A travel blog entry by itravel114

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... maneuvering in and out of others with their chunk of communion bread in their hands. We took in the large, overly extravagant décor of this basilica. Magnificent columns line the outside of the church while the iconography was near the apse at the front of the church. This is where the sacrament of communion was taking place when we arrived. Nena pointed out the different aspects of the decoration and took us over to see the relic of St. Demetrius ...

Ancient City of Philippi

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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We visited the ancient city of Philippi which was our first site with ruins in Greece. Saint Paul visited here during his ministry in 49 or 50 A.D. and was put in jail here for a time. Within the city we visited different excavations, including the Forum, the Philippian jail and the Egnatian Way. We saw one archaeological site there that has tombs and beautiful mosaic flooring overtop of the dig site. On one portion of the mosaic flooring Paul's name is written in ancient Greek, ...

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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... decoration at the time and how it lasted through many earthquakes. It was rather cold so after Nena toured us around the site we rushed to the bus to go to the next site. Our next stop was at St. Lydia's Baptistery. It was even colder in the baptistery. I have never been to such a place before but it was beautiful. It baptismal bath was the center of the baptistery with steps leading down. At the entrance of the baptistery was a ...

Greece, We Have Arrived!

A travel blog entry by emilyemoore

... and ended up meeting some of the most amazing people of our lives. We spoke with them about Greek life and then answered questions for them about our lives and then had a quick dinner. A group of us met up with them out in town and they showed us a great time!! We went to a carnival area and went on bumper cars and then headed to a park for some real ice skating! After that we hit a coffee bar to get some coffee ...

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This 3 star inn, located on GR-640 10 , Skála Rakhníou, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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