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... martyrdom of the Saints and themes such as the last supper. It is very colorful. The screen of the church is beautiful carved wood.
We then drove to the next monastery that we were going to see St. Barbara Rousonou. On the way we made a stop to see the other 4 monasteries that we were not going to.
We approached the Rousonou Monastery by a steep path through the woods with beautiful winter cyclamen blooming along ...
... 8217;t have the ornate mosaics or detailed paintings, but it was massive, stony, and somewhat simple, but still incredible. Beneath we got to go to the crypt where St. Nicholas’ body (well skeleton anyway) is. After a quick stop there we headed to the ferry. Protecting our bags and looking out for pickpockets we boarded. At first it seemed like we were getting ready to be shipped off in crates since we boarded where the cars and trucks drove on, but ...
... always be said that the seeker hadn't understood the response! Anyone seeking advice had to bring a goat to be sacrificed on the alter across from the temple. The goat was made to stand on a ramp at the door of the temple and cold water was poured on its back. If it didn't shiver the seeker was turned away without receiving a hearing! Originally the oracle was only available once a year although, as demand grew, it became once a month and then apparently 3 ...
... hard to hear in the small area therefore it wasn't our best but I really didn't matter cause we didn't have an audience. Of course we took tons of pictures of the view and the beautiful mountains. I was dreading the walk down the steps but it wasn't too bad. Our Next stop was Agia Triada which is another monastery which was fairly close to Valaarm. It was similar ...
... 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">We passed a lot of ramshackle, small scruffy farms with fields of olive trees, cabbages and cotton, in the main. As we neared Thessaloniki, a major town, a new crop appeared...solar panels! There were banks of solar panels amongst the cotton, cabbage and olive. Apparently 6000 farmers have applied to take out a bank loan to buy solar panels in ...