Adriana Apartments

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Day 28 (Athens - Meteora)

A travel blog entry by kimrop88

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... a little blob of tomato sauce, then they bought out salad, chicken and veges and watermelon, which I felt wasteful not eating, luckily I was at a table of boys and they cleaned it up for me. We went for a little walk around the hotel at the sun was going down and found these two little buildings which I think they much use as chapels and they lit up while we were there which was really pretty. Everyone hung out outside for a bit since it had cooled down and we went to bed at about ...

Mind ... Blown

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... located in rather remote places, but these take that to an extreme. As the Byzantine Empire's reign over the region began to cede to the Ottoman Turks, the monks needed to relocated to these inaccessible perches to avoid destruction by the Turks. While today one can drive close to each of the six existing monasteries (historically there have been as many as 30 here with these six remaining) their position originally meant that they held an almost unassailable position atop ...

The Turks Paid For It, But the Greeks Built It!

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... from the hotel). Breakfast was made and ready for us upon awakening at 0900 despite us being the only guests in the place, which was delightful and enjoyed while taking in the views that could easily compare to any place in Switzerland.

Our next stop was to be the surreal mountaintop monasteries at Meteora but we purposely took the scenic route which included even more thrilling mountain driving. Sometimes the route proposed by our GPS had ...

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">It must be incredibly hard to be a monk..abstain from pretty much everything other than wine and then to pray nearly all day, every day in the belief that you will go to Heaven, this wonderful place up in the sky.....what if they have got it all wrong?

Monastreys (Oliver)

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... and of course something is going to go wrong. So as we walked to the first monastery Saint Nicholas it was closed on Fridays , which was only the first thing that was going to go wrong. As we were the narrow-steep ascent with mosquitoes the path was clear but it should be called a steep ascent (includes mosquitoes)bit by bit we were trudging up the hill with mosquito bites . When we finally ...

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