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On Friday we started early in the morning, at 0430 to our more than 400 km bus ride to Melnik area. We visited the Rozhen monastery and had a crosscountry hike of about 8 km after. In town we had lunch, a museum visit and a wine tasting. After we had an other wine tasting, and on the way to the hotel, a third one. Halleluja, a lot of fun in the head, even before dining and wining.
The next day we went to Bansko, had an other hike of about 12 km, ...
... said that we have to stop somewhat 100km before Hungary for 9 hours. There, I have decided that, if it is ok for Jakub - the driver, I will accompany him to Greece. It was ok, and during the ride we got know much about ourselves but I will omit this here as it is quite personal and not very interesting for the reader of this blog. We have discussed a lot about what we have seen on the road - dangerous Gypsies full of whom is Slovakia, fuel mafia from Romania which is ...
... shop. The nuns make home made pasta, jam, sell herbs, even a cream they make themselves for times when we get burnt.
History of the Monastery
The catholicon (main church) was built in the 14th century and belongs to the single-aisled domed type with lite, narthex, exonarthex and an oblong roofed portico on the south side (Makrynariki). On the north side are two chapels and the belfry. The rest of the buildings are organized ...
... convinced that it will be another interesting trip.
We make one or two stops on the way, and we reach Serres late in the afternoon.
Luckily the hotel is fine, and the room spacious and clean. I am always anxious when others choose the hotel for me. We have time to have a shower and rest for a while before getting out and do some sightseeing and have dinner.
The city has a University so the ...
Ok so i have some catching up to do! I had my first week of class but i decided it was unnecessary to tell you about every single day. My first week went really well. I dropped my monday wednesday class because i didn't have the prerequisite classes for it that they told me i need to have taken. The good news is i now only have Tuesday and Thursday classes which gives me long weekends to travel which is JUST what ...
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