Alexiou Hotel

Trikalon 144-B, Kalambaka, Thessaly, 42200, Greece | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kalambaka

Visit of the original Olympic Games Site

A travel blog entry by alim58

5

This morning we headed off on our first day excursion to visit the site of the first Olympic Games. The usual circus of all the different groups sorted by language gathered at various spots in the ship to be escorted off to the buses waiting on the wharf. Our bus was mainly English speaking and one family from Spain, so everything is read out in both languages by our tour guide. We met a couple from Toronto, a couple from Tweed a Heads , Australia and an English couple ...

Meteora and Monasteries

A travel blog entry by madtram93

3

... Much of the art in the main church is painted with dark colors and before entering the church there is a scene of Judgement Day around the door to make people reflect on their lives. Inside the main church Christ is always painted at the top in the dome because he can see everything. We sang "The Lord Bless You and Keep You," while in the main church and it was a rare opportunity. Some people said we were off pitch, but I was ...

The monasteries on Mnt. Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by jazminebattle

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... there our tour guide, Nena, told us that when we get there it is going to be quite a hike. So we started of our hike by walking up a steep path and then hiked roughly 200 steps that were very steep. When we reaches the top of the monastery it felt like a miracle. As a group, we literally had to encourage one another to make it to the top of this mountain. We have never been so happy to make it to the finish line!

The entire class plopped down ...

Thessaloniki and Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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... who is the patron saint of the city. Although, this church has been rebuilt it is still the oldest in Thessaloniki. Under the church is the crypt where St. Demetrius was tortured and there is a marble monument where he was tortured and died as a martyr. After we saw the crypt we left Thessaloniki to travel to our next destination.
Next, we stopped to see the Vergina Royal Tombs Museum. These tombs were constructed before the middle of the ...

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... towers. The sheer height of their cavelike homes, as high as 550m, ensured their solitude from the outside world and they themselves only came together on Sundays and special days to worship - this went on for 500 years...incredible! Over this time, they were joined by others of similar "abstaining, self discipline" bent. In the 14th century, a guy came with more followers from Mt Athos and decided to put a bit of structure into the place. At this time, ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on Trikalon 144-B, Kalambaka.
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