Archontiko Metsovou Boutique Hotel
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... as my bike is a UK bike where we drive on the left so the headlight is directed towards the left and of course in Europe that will simply blind oncoming traffic. Also with my bike boxes being loaded it will also point the headlight up in the air and that is mainly why I try not to ride in the dark.
Finally I am approaching the town of Loannina and right there at the entrance to the town is a grand modern hotel and so its off in there I go.
Once again I got ...
... from the talks… After Dodona we headed back on the bus for a drive to Mestovo. Mestovo is incredible. It’s an adorable Grecian mountain town where we stopped for lunch. It was so good. The typical bread and a small pasta and then a Greek salad started us off. Then we got a plate of rice, potato wedges, and meat! I literally got chills with my first bite of meat it was so good. After an incredible meal we walked around the town a bit, into ...
... appeared to be a nunnery (and where the nuns were working). It was actually quite calm walking up the path, as no tourist busses were spitting out Hungarian tourists. One of the ship tour groups were up in the monastery, but, for once, the Americans were not the most annoying tourists around. We could get up and down the steps without being shoved aside. Nice. (I know I’m getting old when I say things like this a mean it.)
Upon completion of the monastery, ...
... on, giving no money to the small town. I hadn't booked accomodation , as I could only find rooms for €40-€60 online. None of them had either. Nalwenn and I followed the seasoned travellers - we went to a hotel; I watched as Greg and Kathy said we would pay €30 a room per night, and although breakfast wasn't normally included, they bargained that in too! Sweet! Nalwenn and I shared a room, paying only €15 each: A/C, TV, breaky, private bathroom and best ...
... swords, axes and saws; mutilated by having their limbs held against a fixed blade and then thumped with a mallet; shot with arrows; burnt on a fire; hung upside down from a scaffold; skinned and I forget what else. I can't remember seeing anything peaceful or even recognisably biblical. I suppose this helped one get through the daily drudgery of monastery life.
Another difference between the two monasteries was Grand Meteora's strident nationalism. For ...