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Old 12-30-2015, 04:21 PM
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Hey people! How was your Christmas holidays? And what are your plans for New Year's?? These days I'm off work and we planned to go away for 2 days we went to Katerini, it's a city near Thessaloniki and it was an opportunity to explore a bit, the weather was great!
Katerini has a population of 85,800 inhabitants - a small Thessaloniki for us- the city's name was given after St. Catherine ( Αγία Αικατερίνη in greek) and has a big park, big market, lots of sidewalks, cafeterias and food restaurants!
So this is Alexander street from one side

to the other, including the church of the Holy Ascension of the Lord

this is the central square of Katerini, there were many people and their children there

There I wanted to have the same picture as Skipooterky's

This statue is also in the central square

Lots and lots of people in the sidewalks

These hanging paintings were made by children of Katerini's schools- they were so many!

After that, we went to the big park

Fountains and bridges


The shops were awesome.. I wanted to buy everything

Ice cream, anyone?

Today we had a coffee before leaving the city

That's all folks!
Happy New Year everyone!

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Old 12-30-2015, 04:27 PM
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Oh yes, first comment from me! Another fine set of photos from Despinaland and I love Despinakeet's 'Skipooterky' pose
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Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing! . Happy New Year!!!!!
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Oh my!! Despinaland? I just had a huge laugh!
Thank you Nick! Going there next to baby Christ made me feel like a child
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Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing! . Happy New Year!!!!!
Thanks for viewing! it was nice being there!
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Wonderful pictures Despina. I particularly like the ones in the park, it is so beautiful. And the Ice Cream, Yummy, yes please.
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It is always great to see pics from your travels Despina, beautiful stuff. Thank you for sharing
them with us, and Happy New year to you too my friend...
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Wonderful pictures of your visit to Katerini, Despina.
Thank you for sharing your journey with us. It's always fun to see the places you go!

I got a chuckle from your comment of wanting a picture like Skipooterky's with the nativity scene!

Have a wonderful New Year, my friend!
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I always love your little trips and this was no exception, Despina! The sights in Greece are so interesting--and the shops are very reflective of that, haha.

That ice cream looks delicious, I fancy a pint myself

Your picture with your manger scene was beautiful, and a very happy new year to you as well, my friend! Best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2016!
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Great pics, I see you had a lovely time on your 2 day escapade!
Be it Summer or Winter, ice cream is always welcome. A couple of days ago I had a caramel sundae with tiny cookies as topping and boy was it delicious!

Happy New Year to you too, Despina!
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