Koka Roka

Kalambaka, Greece, Kalambaka, Thessaly, Greece | Hotel
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Day 28 (Athens - Meteora)

A travel blog entry by kimrop88

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... salad. It's getting hotter as we go it was about 37 where we stopped. Back on the bus we watched the movie 300 until we reached the hotel. We met up not long after to head up into the mountains to look at the Monasteries. The scenery here is so amazing, huge rocks and hills which hermits built these massive monasteries and nunneries directly into. Erin played creepy eerie music in the bus to get us in the mood. The stairs up and down were a bit rough (especially in 40 ...

Mind ... Blown

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... you can see other monasteries perched on their own rock tower from whatever monastery you are inside) a big part of the experience is in the inevitable climbing of the many, many stairs that have only recently (last 100 years) been carved into the rock. Even today with accessible car parks and modern conveyances it is still a challenge to reach to tops of some of these endless flights of stairs, especially in the late-spring heat of Greece.


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Incredible day in Meteora

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... how they first got up there, and then had to get all the supplies to the top if this rock to build something. It is just amazing.

We paid our €3 to get into the monastery and spent about an hour walking around inside. They each had a church inside with some incredibly ornate paintings depicting what I assume are stories from the bible. We walked down from Great Meteora to the next monastery called Varlaam. This one was a little bit ...

Day 8: Underground Museums, Pop Music and More

A travel blog entry by arthurbiddle

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... on influences of this music. She discussed how pop music of these countries were influenced by areas such as music from the Ottoman Empire and general European pop music. After this introduction on influences I gave some background on specific popular musicians of Turkey such as the artist Tarkan and the band Mor ve Ítesi. I discussed some of their hit works and how these early influences appear in ...

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... 175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">A lot of the monastery was out of bounds because there are still monks there but there was a lovely little church adorned with frescos. In another room, a large barrel for water storage and from the terrace outside we could see the largest monastery up above, the Grand Meteoro. For all these monasteries, women have to don a long skirt even ...

Location

This hotel, located on Kalambaka, Greece, Kalambaka, is near Meteora, Megalo Meteoro Monastery, Varlaam Monastery, and Agios Stefanos.
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