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- Continental Breakfast
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We spend the morning cleaning, washing and old jobs before driving into town, the Vodafone SIM card and dongle won't work. It connects to the Internet but we can't open any pages! The girl in the shop played around with it for a short while and the called technical services, who couldn't get it to work either. We gave up! We set off for the Vale of Tembi, a massive gorge carved out by the Pinios River between Mt Olympus and Mt Ossa. The roads were very quite, it makes you ...
... say hello to a nun who was just getting into her car, all the nuns and priests seem to drive Fiat Pandas! The rain is heavier now so we decide to walk to the village and not climb the hill to Trinity Monastery. St the village we walk to the little church and then head back to camp, All the tavernas and hotels seem to be closed up for the winter, the bakers is open, we bought some bread and chatted to a local man who thought Logan ...
... The majority of monks in Greece now typically go to live on the remote island of athos where only men are permitted to set foot and it is much more closed off to tourism, allowing for isolation and concentration on God. From Meteora we went to a small artisan building where we watched craftsmen make icons for religious purposes. After that we rode on a bus all the way to Delphi where we stayed the ...
... novel, or a sci-fi movie that is set in a galaxy light years away.
It doesn't seem possible that monks could even have conceived of constructing monasteries here, but they somehow managed to do so. While you naturally might think that it was born of some attempt to become closer to God, by constructing these edifices of divine worship at a higher and higher elevation, it was actually born out of ...
... enter the 'walking path' proper. Now at this point we had already been ascending up a fairly dubious path covered in a lot of slippery scree, but it was definitely a way through which people may move on foot. As we crossed into the main leg however, things became altogether less obvious. It became apparent after some time that we appeared to be following the path of a riverbed. As we bypassed the site of human faeces (charming) we took an ill-fated turn ...