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... was snowing, but it was pretty close to perfect. We stopped at a taverna in Pertouli and ordered a ton of food and sokolatas (hot chocolate).
We definitely received some food that we did not order, and they gave us all complimentary dessert.
On our drive back to Kalambaka, we found this beautiful old bridge next to some very gnarly trees that you can see here.
Sunday morning, we did a quick drive once again ...
We drove 5 hours north of Athens to this mystical
place. This morning we visited the
towering rock formations of Meteora. On
top of which are built the famous monasteries.
Views were breathtaking. Some of
the monasteries date to the 16th century. Meteora means “suspended in the air”. ...
... in the middle of deck 9 is indoor with two spas, but the roof retracts and they pull it back every morning about 10 o'clock unless it's raining. I'm sitting by the midship pool typing this blog listening to a band playing behind me watching the ocean go by. Midship is bit better for those of us who have motion sickness issues. There are deck chairs and tables and chairs all around the pool and windows around the perimeter. There are also about six wonky ...
... sense of the scope, but I've seen pictures and I know these things are massive. Not a lot we can get done this evening though as we have wasted so much of the day just getting here, but we head to our hotel to formulate a plan - one that seems to involve a lot of walking.
We got a nice early start and, as our accommodation did not include breakfast, enjoyed a typical scabs repast of 'whatever we could get from the corner shop' which, in this instance, ...
... out. Pretty impressive scenery and pretty amazing what these saints built back in the day. As you can imagine the rock climbing is also meant to be awesome. Went out on a day trip with this guy and got Shell to tag along too. The climbing was ok, but not too challenging but still fun as we got to do multi-pitch climbing on a 70 m rock face. After meteora we decided to skip Corfu- a Greek island off the west coast and instead head straight in Albania. ...