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... where you are especially the dramatic views from the balcony! We had a tight schedule today as we are heading back to Athens this evening so we had to be checked out before the tour we had booked picked us up at 0900. We chose a new company and for €25 each we got a four hour tour of the Meteora rocks including time to go inside two of the Monastery's. There was a driver and a guide - Dimitri who was very good - informative and warm. The vehicle was ...
... so much better than at home. Everywhere we have been in Greece has been so cheap, eg. gyros (what we would call souvlaki at home) with chips is about €1.50, a glass of wine €1, beer €3, 6 x 1.5L water €0.99. The hotel was huge and Si and I got a big room and bathroom which was awesome to have some space. There was a massive pool and garden too so everyone just chilled out for the evening. Dinner was included at the hotel and I ate a whole plate of ...
... have change even if you're buying something for 8.50 and give them a 10, so I had to go into the bank to get some smaller notes. Well that was an experience... to enter the bank you have to get through 2 security doors, push the button, wait for the light to go green, enter the booth and repeat process to get gain entry, then take a number and wait patiently for it to be called. Thankfully Gwendols had gone through the same thing back in Dimitsana at the bank so could help me ...
Today I woke up and got out of bed (I always write about the interesting stuff don't I?) Anyway, when I got up it was still dark outside because the rocks of Meteaora blocked out the sun. We supposed to be going on a walk but Mum was still drinking tea and Dad was still playing on his Nexus. We got dressed in walking boots and we went off for a three - four hour walk. The walk that we were going on went around these huge rocks and pinnacles ...
We arrived in Meteora in the mid-afternoon and headed straight up the winding road to the monasteries perched precariously on the edge of vertical granite structures.
There used to be 24 active monasteries in Meteora, but at present only six are in use. It is custom to dress appropriately for both men and women. This means nothing revealing, covering shoulders and knees.
The views from the top are ...