Well, RM left very early this morning and is currently probably somewhere over the
We had a very nice, simple day on Thursday, his last full day here.
As you can see from the top photo, he took time to relax – play the guitar, pet the cat, take a nap. (Check out the great color that Pelagia and RM painted that wall!)
Around 4 PM, we took the bus downtown to meet our friend Paris when he got out of work at 5.
As we waited for
Afterwards, RM wanted to treat everyone to a final meal in Greece, so Paris took us about 30 minutes outside the city (east, toward Halkidiki) to a little village called Agios Prodromos – the Holy Forerunner (St. John the Baptist). This tiny village is just lined with traditional Greek tavernas (restaurants). We had a great meal (with LOTS of meat).
It was a nice way to end RM’s visit, I think.
It was great to have him here – a taste of
Anyway, RM’s observation was something like: “Now I really appreciate how difficult it is to get anything done over here! When you tell me these stories on the phone now, I’ll have a whole new appreciation!"