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... by many Olive Tree Groves and general farming areas. Our itinerary included visiting a Meteora Monastery. 21 were built on the top of mountain peaks in the most unlikely places you could imagine. Today just 6 survive. 2 are Nunneries and 4 are still Monasteries. The balance have fallen into disrepair and are no longer used. How they managed to get them built where they are quite bewilders me. Unfortunately the wet weather continued so that made sightseeing a ...
... were pretty tired. I forgot to mention but when I hopped off the train I had very strong 'the ground is moving' feeling like when you have been at sea for a bit and then get back on land. LOL Vern had it a little, but mine was still evident till bed time to some degree. Our bed is hard and whilst the accommodation looks nice and eclectic its not very practical with dark slippery floor boards and lots of split levels you have to watch out ...
... br> hauled up to the monastery in a net on the end of a thick rope that was wound up
by hand. I am not sure that they were allowed visitors. These days, they have
electricity and plumbing, and have built steps to provide access from the road.
Large numbers of tourists visit, including many from Russia,
which also has an Orthodox church, and Poland as well as others from all
over the world. We saw many tourist ...
... panoramic views of the area, then made our way back home. I like Athens, but it was sad to drive away from the mountains and the clean, crisp, fresh air of northern (ish) Greece and head back into the city. I truly did not want to leave Meteora.
Please enjoy my pictures from the trip- especially those from the tops of the rocks in Meteora. If you'd like to see more, view my full photo album here!
See you next time!
... were all ready for the bus ride to end.
Kalambaka was a cute little town and Danielle and my hotel room had a balcony with a view of one of the monasteries at Meteora we will visit tomorrow. I haven't really mentioned any of our hotel rooms yet but I gotta tell you in Kalambaka when I opened the door to the balcony I thought I had broke the door, it appeared to not be on its hinges. Well come ...
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