Travel Blogs from Kastoria
... for a view from on high of the Museum on the Water. There are [or were?] 365 monasteries surrounding the lake. We climbed toward the monastery. The views of the lake are pretty but not spectacular. After 0950, we veered off.
Peacocks were about on the grounds of the monastery. The interior frescoes are from the 9th c; the exterior, the 18th c. Whatever number of old frescoes one sees, it is still amazing to that the paint has survived to the degree it ...
Long,long day. three border crossings, Montenegro, Albania and Greece.left 7:30 am arrived 8:0 pm. Finally got my sat nav working, first time since France.My sat nav is about 4 years old and I,d thought I had managed to copy over all of the maps I needed to the memory card, wrong! Luckerly Peter our support truck driver is a star ...
... cafes. There's also a large museum about Albanias history but unfortunately very little in English. On the second night we went out for supper with a charming American couple, Dave and Maia, who were exploring the Balkans like us.
We met a Japanese chap called Yuichiro who was cycling from Portugal to Japan over the course of a year and a month. We were heading in the same direction so we teamed up for a marvelous day through the Albanian ...
From Thessaloniki we travelled to Kastoria, and waited there for the other bus who goes next to the camp!
We met Francesco there, very nice Swiss guy, who we became
friends with, in rainbow family! We met a latvian guy, a slovakian, polish, israelians and many more while we were on the bus, people have already started
to play music with all kind of instruments...like wooden flutes and santur, many drums and classical instruments! it was like heaven for us:) when we ...
Greeks understood hand-to-hand combat, raping of their women, and the destruction of their village. It was war - inherently evil where there are no rules and everything is fair-game. Everyone knew they would eventually prevail. It was just a matter of time before they would liberate themselves. A few years of Nazi control or 400 years of Ottoman occupation - time was always on their side. The Greek insurgents knew every boulder ...
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