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... 25 monasteries that are active, the rest are in ruins. We only visited 3. The chapel/churches vary in sizes and are very ornate depicting bible scenes and scenes of various martyrs being killed by being boiled, beheaded, limbs cut of, rope tied around the neck and thrown in the water etc. The Greek Orthodox Church has more than a 1000 saints, enough to cover all the walls in the church.Next day up early before the intense heat, took our bikes ...
... working properly nothing to do with me :-) ) we got on the right road north. The driving was very boring, there was not much to see on this road except lots of utes piled high with Watermelons ....
About an hour and 1/2 later we came to the crossing between the Peloponnese and mainland Greece, The Rion-Antirion Bridge is amazing but the price to cross it is not, it was 14 euros just to go one way lucky we weren't going back. From there it was to Delphi along the coast ...
... at a peak where you had a great view of the landscape and one of the coolest things happened. There was another group of Asian tourist that were praying on the peak over the mountains and rocks. It was fascinating to watch. One man, who I am assuming was the pastor, was holding an Asian Bible while touching the heads of his congregation saying a prayer over them. I was able to take some great pictures. To get to Agia Triada we had to walk. Not ...
... which turned out to be very good. Restaurant was called Gardenia Tavern and they cook a mean BBQ over some serious charcoals.
We are here only for 3 nights but I wish we could stay here a week to just chill. I guess what makes this place so nice for us is the contrast to Athens which we found awful. I will never go back to the place. It made me feel of the word "decay".
Anyway, tired from a long drive.
... one could join a foot path curving in the general direction of a wash between two walls of rock. We probably shouldn't have gone through the squatter shepherd's patch of turf on the way, but we were determined to at least get a little climbing in before dinner. Things started getting interesting almost immediately, as our path became more of a goat path and less of a person path; interesting anatomical fact: goats have thicker, more thorn-resistant ...