On Saturday we took it easy. My dad and I polished and waxed the car, and it’s looking pretty spiffy now! ( ;
(What better way for my dad to spend his vacation than waxing our car? See top photo.)
On Sunday, we went to the ‘upper city’ of
The second photo is of my mom standing just inside the entrance. The whole place was pretty grim. I think that’s about as close as I want to get to a Turkish prison.
Afterwards, we walked down to Moni Vlatadon, a monastery perched on the hill overlooking the city and, according to tradition, built on the location of the synagogue where
That evening, Pelagia and my mom made pizza and we had people over for a little party. Another American couple, John and Marina Harper (and baby Emilia) moved into another apartment in our building on Sunday and we wanted to celebrate (it was also my birthday).
On Monday, we went back downtown so that my parents could see a little bit more of