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... hours eating and talking - the typical Greek fashion. It was a lovely celebration for such a special day!
Now we are back at the Argeroplos' home and are getting ready to leave Domvrena tomorrow. Village life is so interesting and fun - I can't believe we're already moving on to our next destination! We will return to Athens for only 1 night before going to Crete.
... who was canonised for his healing and prophetic powers. The monastic complex has two churches, the interior if the larger is a glorious mix of marble and gold mosaics icons from the 16th century and lovely Byzantine frescos, the windows have coloured glass enclosed in ornate marble carving. St. Luke is buried in the church, his remains inside a glass coffin. The other church is 10th century, most if the frescos inside have ...
... dune to reach them….until we saw a giant black snake slithering ten feet away. It was probably 6 inches in diameter and a several feet long. Needless to say, we ran like hell screaming at the top of our lungs. We got the girls and Birol, our assistant professor and archeologist from Turkey, and told them of our adventure. We wrote in the sand and tanned for a few more minutes until swimming back to the boat to head back to Pylos. It was hot out, and we all got some ...
... another for the priest to leave his clothing. An interesting piece of art was a monk depicted with a rosary. Though rosaries are more associated as a Catholic practice than an Orthodox one, Orthodox monks frequently pray with them.
There is also an older church in this same place, from the 10th century AD. The columns are from different buildings of the ancient period, and if there were any paintings to begin with, they ...
... whole experience was the knowledge our guide had of the site and the history behind the various statues. She is truly remarkable and without her stories I don't know that it would have been as enjoyable. Sure, the sites would still have been amazing but the history and myths have added another dimension.
Our visit done we boarded the bus once again for another long drive this time to Kalembaka where ...