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... Jeremiah. 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 ...
... bathrooms lack specifically. They don’t have toilets! I mean, not everywhere, but a lot of places just give you a hole in the floor, need I say more? Well even if that isn’t clear enough that’s all I’m saying. After we left the monastery we got back on the bus and headed back down the mountain to Kalambaka where our hotel was. We checked in at Hotel Orfeas and finally had the opportunity to shower and get wifi. At 8 we headed down for ...
... and then pay a small fee of EUR 3 per person, no student discount (in the beginning it doesn’t look so much but when you multiply it by 6, in case you want to enter all the monasteries, itīs quite a breathtaking sum of money).
Inside of the Great Meteoron you can get a feeling of how the monks used to live (common areas, kitchen or dining room with the original furniture from the 16th century or hospital). And the amazing views from the top…it’s just ...
... series of earth movements, they pushed the seabed upwards, creating a high plateau and fault lines to appear in the thick layer of sandstone.
Wait --- there appeared to be buildings on top of the outdoor stalagmites. Lydia fumbles for the binoculars to get a better look and announces: man-made buildings sit perched at the tippy-top. We soon learn that ...
... we saw while were we at The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron was the modern way in which the monks brings things into the monastery. It is a box on a cable system. Items are loaded from the parking lot into the box and then pulled, I think, across the crevice to the monastery. I am guessing it is an a tiring job but it is certainly easier than pulling up supplies from a thousand feet below. ...