[397] 2019-12-31 Volos

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1. Today I am free from the tight schedule. In Volos I am resting on the last day in 2019. Volos is an unusual harbor city.

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2.

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3.

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4. Walking through the street. I dropped in an old Cafe. Unfortunately all seats are taken.

I said ‘ outdoor table is okay for me’. Then barista gave me (stranger) a free coffee. It’s a fortunate day.

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5. It’s a nice neighborhood.

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6. I visited in a Volos museum of the city.

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7.

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8. The concept of the display is good.

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9. Port area 160 years ago.

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10. The turning point in development is around 1881. Since then a great change occured in this harbour.

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11.

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12. Since then a great change had occured during the turbulent period (30-40 years) of world history.

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13.

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13. In 2011.

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14. An old book around 1886 written in French shows the construction map of railroad in Thessaly region including Volos harbor. This map is a valuable record which provide us informations of drawing method of construction sketch.

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15.

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16. It is a sketch of connecting railroad station and dock of port.

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17. I took a picture of the railroad.

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18. Volos was an important harbor city in the Mediterranean cost at that time.

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19.

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20. An exhibition diagram that shows this important city well.

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21. People at that time.

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22. A performance scene at a theater.

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23.

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24. Old picture of the Volos harbor.

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25.

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26.

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27. An evant occured at the port.

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28. Exhibition room is also used as a seminar room.

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29. A selfie with an office worker. I encouraged him for the good display and the collections.

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30. I walked out of the museum and saw an impressive picture on the wall of the opposite side building.

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31. I took a walk in an old museum-residential town.

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32. There is a small vegetable garden.

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33. Part of the old castle.

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34. An old guard post.

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35. Here is a paradise for wild cats.

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36. A cosy two-story house.

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37. Grease characters such as alpa, beta, gamma, delta, theta, mu, sigma, pi, omega widely used in math and science books as a symbol filled on a sign board of a store.

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38. I ate a beef steak for lunch. It’s only 10Euro, but a hearty meal.

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39. Go back to the port and walk. This kind of a cosy small boat catches my eye.

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40. Walking on the way to the Volos ferry terminal. According to the original schedule, I should have come here boarding this kind ship.

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41. A cup of tea with a sense of arrival at by ship.

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42.

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43. It is a nice cafe.

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44. Grease cost guards wondering about me. I told them the story. They said ‘ you are doing the best job’.

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45. I made friend with a beautiful Greek young lady in the tea house. I took a selfie with her in memory of the last day of the year 2019.

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46. Here it’s 5.00 pm, in Seoul 12.00 pm. 2019 Adieu~



Categories: 15. Greece, Course and Diary

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