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... It was pitiful but they made up for it with terminals connected to the Internet. After my private tour of the local points of pride and a briefing on the economic crises and its effect on the local population, I returned to my cousin’s café for dinner.
I depart in the morning back to Thessaloniki by bus (12 Euros) where I’ll stay at the Tourist Hotel for one evening and leave for Athens in the morning by plane.
My cousin fixed me lunch: mussels in a sweet tomato sauce & peppers stuffed with rice and raisins, salad of cukes/onions/tomato & enough bread to feed the 40 tribes of Israel. A large Greek coffee to help me take a nap was in order.
Back to church at 5:30 p.m. for Vesper services. All went well. Lechovo has a tradition of conducting a memorial services for the departed after Vespers. So, I got to eat koliva on the steps of the church. The ...
... again I hardly passed a single car the whole way.
On many of the roads in Greece I have seen many little lizards laying on the warm tarred area of the road and have tried my best to avoid them. However today while heading down one of these great passes I noticed a rather larger than normal lizard laying in the road and just had to go back and investigate.
This animal was about 150 mm in length and simply sat there stearin at me as I parked up. I got the camera out ...
... breakfast, friendly owner). There are a couple of restaurants in the village. We had a nice meal (I recommend the famous local giant beans) with beer for €15 and they tried to give us free dessert. We were lucky to find the small church open; it is about a thousand years old and the interior is completely covered in paintings. The tourist office in the village is very helpful.
In Lake Prespa Minor, Agios Achillos Island is accessible only by boat or ...
... was expectedly somewhat hazy, lacking in context the further away you tried to photograph. Some of the winding roads below would have been better photo ops. Not the best 10M of the trip. We stopped shortly thereafter for another vista; same issue. On the road by 1440.
We evidently descended more quickly, hitting a larger road by 1500, toward Resen. Some gaps in memory could be equated with nodding off. Little towns like Bela Crkva were farming country, ...