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... salad. It's getting hotter as we go it was about 37 where we stopped. Back on the bus we watched the movie 300 until we reached the hotel. We met up not long after to head up into the mountains to look at the Monasteries. The scenery here is so amazing, huge rocks and hills which hermits built these massive monasteries and nunneries directly into. Erin played creepy eerie music in the bus to get us in the mood. The stairs up and down were a bit rough (especially in 40 ...
... the monasteries in the mountains overlooking Meteora. However, my body had other plans. As soon as we got into our hotel room, I crashed on the bed. It was like the discomfort of having to sleep on everything from ****** tent beds to seats on a boat, the constant pain in my ankle, and the lack of sleep in general had caught up to me all at once. While I would have liked to explore the monasteries with everyone else, I just needed to sleep. And sleep I did.
... was to St. Stephens, one of the Nunneries, with amazing views. Out of respect to the scared grounds, visitors are requested to dress modestly. The boys wore long pants (even in the +40 C weather), and the girls wore skirts and coverings on their shoulders. As we toured the Nunnery grounds, we visited the main sanctuary which was dedicated a Saint. The sanctuary was filled with bright paintings on the walls and ceiling and detailed wood carvings in ...
... style, and the two images of the Pantocrator (Godhead), one in each dome are really impressive as staring down on the congregation.
The Monastery is down into valley (follow signs near National Bank of Greece; turn left where paving ends).
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Metsovo is a remarkable town in Epirus 550 kms from Athens, only 37 minutes drive from Ioannina. It is like an Alpine village, reminding me very much of Switzerland. Not only the climate but the houses remind me of this country. It is a popular destination the year round with much greenery, and natural beauty. In winter Metsovo is a very popular destination and a ski resort.
I believe it is one of ...