Aug. 13, 2004
THESSALONIKI, Greece (Aug. 13, 2004) - After training in the morning yesterday in Heraklio, the U.S. Olympic Women’s Soccer Team left the beautiful island of Crete in the most southern part of the country in the mid-afternoon and boarded a charter flight to one of the major cities in the north, arriving in Thessaloniki about 7:30 p.m. The team once again had a wonderful dinner as the food continues to be first-rate, then retired to their rooms for an early bedtime. The trip was short and smooth as the Greek organizers once again had volunteers upon volunteers to assist with the transfer. The USA once again enjoyed a tarmac departure and arrival, walking just yards from the bus to and from the small charter, which featured two large propellers on either wing and just 12 rows of seats, but handled the one hour and 45 minute flight with no turbulence.