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... the crowd to be attentive. The Bishop (Metropolitan) dressed in gold capped by a diamond miter sparkled like stars while he sat on the throne to the left reminding the crowd that St. Gregory Palamas had right of honor, as his predecessor, to sit at the throne on the right side. He spoke as though the saint was sitting across from him --- as he was. At least 18 priests stood in the midst of it all - cloaked in the finest cloth.
I was ...
... in Greece when a waiter came up asking me if I’d like more
wine. At the same time I had just started to ladle more of the beet salad onto
my plate. As he asked me if I would like another glass, I replied in Greek,
taking no time to switch from one language to the other. Then reverting back
when speaking to my peers. This might not seem like something to grand, but
just picture it. Picture Alex Arens doing this. I don’t eat new things. I ...
... There are a lot of Roman and Byzantine remains in the Metro which was only opened last year - it took thirty years to build two lines, partly because they kept digging up ancient remains and having to get the archeologists in.
The tour finished after two and a half hours at the Alexander Nevsky cathedral, so we hurried back from there, with another stop at McDonalds as Squirt had been very patient during the cold walking tour, to Hostel ...
... 0.75 US a gallon more than home. Saw a train graveyard.
We hit Thessaloniki at rush hour but a collector lane sped us along. Into the Hotel Vergina [careful, gents] c 1700. Sorted the a/c and downstairs for the start of the city bus tour. Geezer George joined and gave 10E for the tips' kitty, adequate since he's missed half the trip. Our guide for today [and tomorrow] is Vena [something like that]. Paul laughed when I suggested she looked like she ...
First on the agenda was Thessaloniki. Just for fun we went to the acropolis of Thessaloniki, which is jus the highest point of the city. It was great to see the view and the town's relationship with the water. Thanks Nena!!! We some local children following us as we walked around. Coming down from the acropolis we went to the Basilica of St. Dimitrius. It had been destroyed in a fire in 1917 and later rebuilt. You could see from ...