Travel Blogs from Kalambaka, Greece

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Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Meteora

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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So we left Santorini on our early flight to Athens hoping to catch a train up to Kalambaka, located at the base of Meteora.  Once we made it to the train station in the core of Athens, we were informed that the train was full.  We quickly hailed a ...

Mes photos, Kalabaka, Greece travel blog

Mes photos

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Je suis arrive ce matin a Kalabaka. Aucune auberge ici donc encore a l'hotel. J'ai meme une piscine cette fois ci avec une superbe vu sur les montagnes pics ou on peut voir les monasteres haut perches. Pas un chat dans cette ville! J'etais seul dans ma ...

Départ pour les Météores, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Départ pour les Météores

A travel blog entry by louise_et_marc

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... a vendu le meme voyage! Nous avons revu nos voisins Michel et Francine a un arret et ns souperons ensemble mercredi! On arrive a Kalambaka et qui nous retrouvons!? Francine et Michel! Ils ns suivent dans le circuit et on a failli souper avec eux ce soir! ...

Monks on high!, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... are roadworks through the town, the 78 year old hotel owner rode down on his moped to fetch us....now, that is service!  Kalambaka is 4 km from Meteora and all the campsites have closed.  We picked this little gem up on last minute deals on ...

Through Many Dangers Toils and Snares..., Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Through Many Dangers Toils and Snares...

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... assumption we would have internet that evening and I would be able to catch up.  Silly me.  So we arrived in Kalambaka around 6, which is at the feet of what is objectively the coolest place on earth:  the meteora rock formations.  ...

Greece Day 4: Long day, but worth it., Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Greece Day 4: Long day, but worth it.

A travel blog entry by evelyn.ng

... had to take a train from Larisa to Kalambaka. Let's say that any money I saved on the sites went to transportation today. Arrived in Kalambaka late at night but even in darkness you can see some of the high mountains of Meteora that we'll be checking out ...

Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Meteora

A travel blog entry by shannon

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... five feet vertically. I'm not sure how a Greek would react to that much flatness all in one place. Anyway, it was really pretty. Kalambaka is on the edge of the plains, backed up against these huge rock formations. The plain of Thessaly used to be a ...

Kalambaka and Meteorea, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Kalambaka and Meteorea

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

... played as their families socialized on benches. The plaza was quite reminiscent of my family's pueblito in Mexico. July 9, 2004 Kalambaka to Athens and later on to Cairo We visited one of the dramatic monasteries of Meteora built high above the ...

Illness :(, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Illness :(

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

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Beck: Yes, we're still here in Kalambaka (which reminds me of Kalamata olives every time I say it) because silly me got sick :( Don't know why, just one of those things, but I woke up Friday not feeling tops, and spent most of the day vomiting or on the ...

Monestaries, Meteora/ Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Monestaries

A travel blog entry by kristinj

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... in the shade, it is about 33 Celsius or 91.4 F hot, hot, hot.     We are sleeping in the town of Kalambaka, small town, like Orting or Eatonville.  We arrived mid-day from the train and it was sooo hot, with our big bags a short walk ...

1st day in greece, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

1st day in greece

A travel blog entry by callow1234

... was much faster and only cost 10 euro each.  We picked up our car and drove 3 - 4 hours south and west to Kalambaka where our accommodation was booked.  Due to change of nights because of the change to train our accommodation was changed and we ...

The Monasteries of Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

The Monasteries of Meteora

A travel blog entry by llk

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Still no luck with the photos folks - but I keep trying....the current computer is a Windows 2003 OS and it can't find the cameras..... we tried to find an internet cafe that was a little more advanced - but so far no luck. There has to be somewhere or ...

Termópilas, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Termópilas

A travel blog entry by sguerreiro

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... , chegou o nosso guia, que era um grego muito simpático e muito forte, parecia um "sempre-em-pé". Partimos com destino a Kalambaka, passámos por Lamia e Termópilas, a estrada atravessa o desfiladeiro das termópilas.  Foi aqui que, em 480, um ...

Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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... and overwhelmed, so Karen took over the wheel and, as usual, her amazing sense of direction got us through!   We arrived in Kalambaka at sunset and discovered that we'd decided to crack a few extra Euros to stay at a hotel with a pool, which made ...

Delphi to Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Delphi to Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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... part of a winged sphinx. 300 Spartans and 700 Thespians withstood against the Persians and died to a man. We then moved onto Kalambaka in the Meteora region to view the Holy Rocks and the Monasteries. We viewed the Monasteries of Varlaam and Saint ...

Moving Right Along, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Moving Right Along

A travel blog entry by salbertson

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... I've noticed that several cities, churches, and historical sites have multiple names. For instance, when I asked how to spell Kalambaka, I got several different answers! I checked it out, and it turns out there are just many different acceptable spellings ...

Meteroa-visiting Monks living on top of huge rocks, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Meteroa-visiting Monks living on top of huge rocks

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... and a Chinese tourist trying to sell the ugliest plastic birds! We then caught the very windy road through the mountains to Kalambaka where we got totally lost beneath the towering mountains trying to find our hotel Economou. We spent the night in ...

Lovely countryside and big rocks, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Lovely countryside and big rocks

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

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... certaintly got some odd looks when we said we were going overland! We left Thessalokini on a bus at 2pm today and are now in Kalambaka, which is where people come to see Meteora - the monastries on big pillars of rock. Impressive so far, but we'll check ...

Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Meteora

A travel blog entry by mooreblond04

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10/2/2005 Meteora (Kalambaka) Amongst all the cliffs, rocks, and mountains, people have found caves and nooks and crannies and lived here for many years. They came to be isolated, alone, and focus on their spirit. The sight of this place was amazing ...

Lots of relaxing, and some rain, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Lots of relaxing, and some rain

A travel blog entry by canadianjulie

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... used to all the smoking, but there's no way of getting around the second-hand smoke! Since there are no hostels in Kalambaka, I'm staying in a private room tonight - with a tv, my own shower, and room service!!!! All thos who have slept in hostels ...

KALAMBAKA AND METEORA  (GREECE), KALABAKA, Greece travel blog

KALAMBAKA AND METEORA (GREECE)

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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TO KALABAKA FOR LUNCH This is the last day of the trip to Ioannina, and we are heading backwards. We have a stop at Kalabaka for lunch and from the restaurant we have a nice view of the Meteora rocks. ...

Greece - Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Greece - Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by 70onabike

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... . Since then, another 24 monasteries were built, though a few have become ruins. This could well be the highlight of our trip in Greece. This place is amazing! Our camp site position in the village of Kastraki ( N39* 42.765' E021* 36.778' Elevation: ...

No one can out-Alex you: Delphi, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

No one can out-Alex you: Delphi

A travel blog entry by karenmw

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Delphi was perhaps the most sacred site in ancient Greek culture, and the seat of its most famous oracle. Anyone who wanted a prophecy about anything major they wanted to do - such as a king planning to conquer a huge empire - went there to ask how it ...

Meteora -

Meteora - "Rocks Suspended in the Sky"

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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The train ride from Athens to Kalambaka was enjoyable.  It's descent from Mt. Parnassos (home to the Oracle of Delphi) offered some breathtaking views.   They did nothing to prepare us, however, for what we encountered in Meteora.  The ...

Monastries near Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Monastries near Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by eddie.in.europe

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... point of view. Also cherish the moment of NOW so you won't worry about the past or future. After two buses, I arrived in Kalambaka but started walking in the wrong direction and after an extra 2km of walking with all my luggage, I arrived at my hotel ...

Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by arigney87

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From Athens we headed to Kalambaka. This place was pretty unique... basically these monks built these insanely beautiful monasteries up in the mountains at the top of these giant ass rock formations. They were only accessible by basket, meaning if you ...

Athens to Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Athens to Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... we are both disoriented for a while in the residential streets of this town until we reencounter the route north towards Kalambaka.    Once through Trikala, the mountains start closing in on us, and within twenty minutes we are ...

Metéora, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Metéora

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... similar to Greek Orthodox, visiting from Romania .   After a family phote (on the first page), we descend to Kalambaka for a welcome coffee (Nescafé, of course) and pastries. We purchase postcards and stamps to make all our friends at ...

Delphi, Kalambaka, Greece travel blog

Delphi

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... with the expectation of getting so much in return. After Delphi and a transfer to another bus, the long journey to Kalambaka started.  This bus was small, old, uncomfortable, lacking in proper air conditioning, and had decidedly dubious tyres.  ...

Sunday in Meteora and Thermopylae, Kalambaka-Meteora, Greece travel blog

Sunday in Meteora and Thermopylae

A travel blog entry by katielee

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... but I still thought it was cool to be able to see it! ha. After our time spent in Meteora we had lunch in a local tavern in Kalambaka and then started the six and a half hour drive back home. On the way we stopped at Thermopylae and saw the statue of ...

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