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... was snowing, but it was pretty close to perfect. We stopped at a taverna in Pertouli and ordered a ton of food and sokolatas (hot chocolate).
We definitely received some food that we did not order, and they gave us all complimentary dessert.
On our drive back to Kalambaka, we found this beautiful old bridge next to some very gnarly trees that you can see here.
Sunday morning, we did a quick drive once again ...
We drove 5 hours north of Athens to this mystical
place. This morning we visited the
towering rock formations of Meteora. On
top of which are built the famous monasteries.
Views were breathtaking. Some of
the monasteries date to the 16th century. Meteora means “suspended in the air”. ...
Hoje, tivemos o dia livre da parte da manhã, pelo que nos levantámos um pouco mais tarde.
Após termos tomado o pequeno-almoço, apreciando a vista fantástica, o Rui e o Diogo foram ainda para a piscina.
Por volta das 13:15, chegou o nosso guia, que era um grego muito simpático e muito forte, parecia um "sempre-em-pé".
Partimos com destino a Kalambaka, passámos por Lamia e ...
... You see it and wonder how people managed to built something like that.
All of these monasteries are located at Metéora in Greece, and most are perched on high cliffs and accessible by staircases cut into the rock formations. They were created to serve monks and nuns following the teachings of the Greek Orthodox Church.Of the six intact monasteries, ...
... 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).
The link below gives information on the personality of this great man.