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... it had a thriving textile industry, a few dozen of the 600 mansions remain around it's cobbled streets. We will visit the village tomorrow, we drive a little further up the winding road to a view point, wow what a view it is. A lovely spot to stay the night. A local lady stopped as she walked by to chat to us, she was very friendly and enquirer if we needed anything. It wasn't long before the sun set, the sky looked quite impressive with big streaks of yellow and orange across ...
... long 5 ½
hour journey. There was some fine scenery but obscured by some dotted material
that was incorporated into the windows. We had very clear instructions for
getting to the hotel, so we set off up the road, firmly ignoring the lurking
taxis. It seemed a long way, though it wasn’t really, and we were glad to meet
the receptionist, Charlies, who immediately rang Kosta to let him know we ...
... were definitely the most impressive parts. Although they were very old and faded, some of the beautiful wall paintings can still be seen over the entrance.
What's in a Name?
After several more hours of driving, we made it to our hotel in Kalambaka. By the way, during this trip I've noticed that several cities, churches, and historical sites have multiple names. For instance, when I asked how to spell Kalambaka, I got several ...
... picture of a saint and a candle and that they can be there because of a fatal accident or because the accident was not fatal...as a thankyou.....or simply to thank the saint for something, a safe journey, maybe. They said that children are generally named after saints. Not only that but they celebrate their namesake Saint's Day (the one after whom they are named) much more than they celebrate their own birthday. Incidentally I am familiar with Saints Days ...
Got to monasteries and parked up in the back of Kalampaka, below the Metoria monasteries. Hiked up to the first monastery Agia Trias and back ... Long steep and hot ! But was nice to be doing some walking again. Met American couple coming down who gave us their tourist map and told us how peaceful it was and that there was noone up at the monastery.
Got to monastery and sat down for a drink - only to see about a zillion tourists come down ...