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We set off fairly early as its a 2 hour drive through the mountains to see the famous gorge and surrounding national park.
we visited the visitor centre first and had some friendly and very helpful advise from the young lady who spoke excellent English.
We we then set about visiting several of the old towns on the mountain and then the gorgeous gorge itself!
A fantastic day, if a little long, but definitely worthwhile.
... of 7) and in the hull of the ship, at the very lowest level and well below the water line. You can literally hear and feel the water sloshing in the floor and walls. I’m convinced I’m not going to sleep a wink and the cabin feels cramped and isolated, but actually it’s not as bad as I think. Our next ferry is in the evening, and as we have arrived in Bari at 8am, we have a lot of time to kill. We look in the guidebook which has this to say about Bari:
... 160; The current monastery, St. Stephen was built in 1350. The monastery received many gifts over the years including a piece of the true cross, relics of John the Baptist, property in Romania and much gold. In 1961 it was converted into a nunnery and as such it flourishes today. The church of the monastery was built in 1798. It is a cruciform domed church. There are beautiful frescoes covering the walls and ceilings ...
One of the most exciting parts of Greece, known worldwide, is Meteora, consisting of huge rocks. On top of the Meteora, a lot of monasteries are built, forming a place of pilgrimage for people from around the world. The area has been included in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO, because of its ...
... more steps including several tunnels built into the rock face. We finally came to an old door which was open, but the door frame genuinely looked about 600 years old! This monastery was even more incredible - a very large church, so beautifully painted. On every inch of wall, scenes from the Bible, even the columns were painted, even the wooden beams between the columns were painted! The central dome, like the one at Varlaam had a large painting of Jesus Christ ...