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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 ...
... as he had been quite worried. After recovering from the journey, we admired
the spectacular landscape. The town is set at the base of towering sandstone
cliffs, many of which have monasteries at the top. We decided to have a look
around the town, but we did not realize that most shops shut during the
afternoon and the people retreat inside, so there was ************e around
except a few tourists. We found ...
... the monks and nuns practice on a daily basis.
When we went into the main church we learned some brief history about the church and then we performed a very informal impromptu. We sang the short version of one of our pieces entitled "The Best of All" that ends with an "Amen" prayer.
Once we left Valaarm we headed towards the second monastery Agia Triada, which is about 5 minutes away! On our way there was this beautiful beautiful ...
... tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">When we finally got to Kalambaka, we could not find the hotel, so we asked at a petrol station. Believe it or not, the petrol guy was so keen to help he looked the hotel up on the Internet and rang them to ask where they were and because there are ...
... from a coach. Bugger ... waited for them to disappear into the monastery before eventually following them up. Walked back down and stopped in for lunch at a tiny taverna run by a lady who used to live in Melbourne. Sara had her first greek salad. Walked downto look around town for an ice cream and a look around.
Drove van up to look at the main monastery getting there only 10 minutes before it closed. Raced up all the stairs to the ...