Orfeas Hotel

58 Pindou Street, Kalambaka, Thessaly, 422 00, Greece | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $73.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kalambaka

Day 28 (Athens - Meteora)

A travel blog entry by kimrop88

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... and with jeans on to cover my ankles) but it was worth it to look around and look out at the views, it was kind of mystical! It was €3 to get into the monastery itself and even though my ankles were covered they made me put a skirt overtop because I'm a girl! There were little museums, gardens, the church, a wine cellar and kitchen to look around inside. While we were wandering around Simon and I found a while room filled with skulls and bones which was super creepy. ...

Mind ... Blown

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... were cut the only way into or out of these precariously-perched monasteries was by way of a basket, suspended by rope, hoisted up by a wheel at the top (no doubt pushed by some of the younger monks). One visitor, realizing that his life was suspended by this rope thread as he was raised up into the monastery, asked a priest if they ever changed the ropes. "Of course we do; whenever it breaks," was the reply. Today the communities are able to restock by way of ...

Incredible day in Meteora

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... also very impressive. We paid our €3 each to get in there as well and it was worth it. Each monastery also had a small museum, but the artefacts didn’t have enough writing next to them (in English) to know where and when they were from. It was still very interesting to see.

The most impressive thing about these monasteries to me was just the landscape and surroundings. Everywhere you looked it was massive rock formations ...

Day 8: Underground Museums, Pop Music and More

A travel blog entry by arthurbiddle

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... Marlana then spoke about the influences through Greek music followed by me discussing a popular Greek artist named Peggy Zina. Overall I found this presentation to be helpful for everyone as we learned about popular music from these countries.

This third day in Greece provided a great deal of knowledge to us all. Within this short period, a great personal connection to this country has been ...

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... have long trousers on...something to do with having the crutch hidden, but all the monasteries have a bundle of them at the entrance so not a problem.

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