Archontiko Metsovou Boutique Hotel
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... detail in the church/prey area is remarkable to see the birth of Jesus, last supper, all in different colours and the picture displaying the story so well.
Learnt that the egg (like easter egg) is a symbol of recreation which I never knew before. Didn't really take in much other historical information as it was on a higher scale than I could understand but I enjoyed walking around and taking a look myself.
... just being there was pretty cool. After feeding and posing like Spartan warriors we all sleepily flopped onto the bus and kicked back for the 2.5 remaining hours on the bus listening to random fun facts about Greece and the countryside from our enthusiastic guide and trying to sleep between announcements over the buses loud speaker. All in all on our arrival back in Athens I think we all agreed that it had been perhaps one of those most life altering things we had done on our ...
... is too touristy even within the monasteries for the majority of the monks. This makes sense I guess given they have signed up for the monastic life and want serenity, space and separation from the hustle and bustle to pray and meditate......a few million tourists a year may have an impact on that! So most of the monasteries at Meteora now only have one or two caretaker monks who have local helpers to aid in the general running of them, accommodating the daily visitors ...
... of the lamb. Health authorities tried to ban the eating of kokkoretsi about 10years ago as they said it was not healthy for the people. There was an uprising from the people it is such a treasured food at Easter and so you find them still eating it today.
Our lunch stop was at the same roadside cafe we stopped on the way to Kalambaka. Nothing flash but it filled a hole.
We finally arrived back in Athens around ...
... who had driven up a paved road to where we were, but nay, that would be weakness. After several abortive explorations (during which I want to make it explicit that Brian did not fall 800 feet to his death) we struck upon a wider and gentler path down and made pretty good headway at first. Of course once we descended into the forest again and the path evaporated things got tougher, but there were only a few locations where the climb down was anything more ...