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TripAdvisor Reviews Galaxia Hotel Metsovo
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Today I was leaving Albania and heading back to northern Greece. After the early morning bus to Gjirokaster yesterday and early morning flight home tomorrow I was looking forward to the chance to sleep in a bit today.
The hotel had a gourmet fresh made breakfast including date ...
... and it was Beautiful, stunning views one side over the country side and the other into the mountains! After walking almost the whole way back down to the bottom and Glen telling me to be careful of my ankle as it was very uneven I managed to slip on one of the last steps and roll my ankle big time, I was so so gutted and had a little cry feeling sorry for myself but we eventually made it back to the hotel for ice and then to pack up and head on our way!
We hadn't ...
... two painters. In the narthex, the look of the figures depicted and the abstract designs is distinct from the wall paintings in the main church. These monasteries had obvious space limitations because of their location and the feasibility of carrying the materials for building up to such a precarious place. One look off into the distance, however, justifies the extra work. The scenery and feeling of solitude seems that it would make building a monastery at Meteora well worth ...
... s. We then visited the nunnery (about 40 nuns currently live there) and they were about. The gardens were amazing and there were lots of cats and kittens who looked happy.... It took a nun and I a fair time in the shop over a table runner but we got there in the end! The photos don't do it justice, it is a stunning area to visit, however I think they will do a better job than my words.. It met my expectations ...
... do what everybody else does. You stare at the icons - frescoes from the 14th century on. Take a look at these for a sample. One of my favorites is the 6th one from the left on the top row. It's an icon of Adam (as in Adam & Eve) naming the animals - of course, Adam is Greek.