Aeton Melathron Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... overcrowded the UK roads are. As we approached one if the towns along the route we were pulled to the side of the road by a group of police men, one asked for our passports, he looked at them very carefully, then asked where we were going, we told him and he told us it was 90 kilometres straight on, Doris was saying 94 Kilometres, so he was quite close. When we arrived in the valley we drove up a steep zig zagging road to Ambelakia, it's nestled in the hillside. In the ...
... little used trail so he was able to sample a little of solitude before tourists discovered the place. He said it is like hiking in Zion but with monasteries and tour buses on the rim. While he hiked up I got to spend some time in a church that was over a thousand years old. Actually they aren't really sure how old it is... They built the new renovation in 1100. It was a long drive back to Athens but we were able ...
... by hitting the talanton which is a block of wood that monks hit with a hammer to alert monks for service. We couldn't take pictures inside but the church is decorated with different scenes of Jesus Christ and the many scenes that are depicted in the New Testament. The dome is decorated with the gospel writers Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Then we we made our way to the next monastery, Agia Triada, meaning Holy Spirit. But before we got there ...
... introduced us to our standard Greek order: Mousaka, roasted filled vegetables, kebab meat and dry red wine. We had developed a crush on Greek food.
Our time in Corfu was split between relaxing – swimming, cooking, eating, reading; and stressing – a list of to-do’s was formulating. Soon we would be handing over the bikes, and continuing the journey into the Middle East on transport. Something that required actual organizing, as opposed to pulling out ...
... of the monasteries, the only way to get there was too climb or in the basket!
The first monastery we stopped at was a place called St Stephens. The monastery was severely damaged during World War II and the subsequent Greek wars and, whilst the buildings have been completed, not all the fresco's within the church have been completed. Painting of the fresco's is a specialist art and takes a great deal of talent, and time. ...