Travel Blogs from Tríkala
... a failed attempt to see "Skyfall" downtown Saturday, and today the Athens Marathon.
The weekend before, my housemates and I hosted a Halloween party- perhaps the one and only Halloween Party held in the entire country of Greece- for our fellow fellows and some Greek friends and acquaintances.
The main portion of this entry, however, will cover my trip three weekends ago to Meteora, Greece. Thanks to the feast ...
... retreats are indeed perched
atop pinnacles that rise about 1000 feet from the valley floor. For centuries the monasteries served as
Christian hide aways while the Ottoman Turks ruled Greece. Most are still in operation today. One of them was used in the 1980’s James Bond
film “For Your Eyes ...
... I saw this guy barbequing huge souvlaki on the side of the street and I wanted a photo. So we decided to turn around and have lunch there. Mary had souvlaki and Troy had sausages that were both cooked on the barbeque and both meals served with chips. All good and then we set off and finally found we Moni Agiou Nikolaou but thought no point in going up because it shuts in 1/2 hr.
Our last monastary was Moni Agias Varvaras Rousanou. The ...
... hora de jantar.
Jantámos no hotel, buffet (incluído no Tour), aqui a comida também foi muito boa, o Diogo comeu uma quantidade enorme de carne grelhada, kebab, com arroz.
O resto da noite passámos no hotel a beber umas bebidas no bar, porque o hotel ainda fica distante de Kalambaka, só dava para ir de táxi. Fomo-nos deitar cedo porque o wake up call seria ŕs 07:00.
... road up to the monasteries driving past so many a spectacular viewing spot. We decided on one monastery to check out so off we trekked, down and then back up. The monastery itself was nice to see inside but it is the view from up here that makes it so special. Lonely planet suggested that women have to wear long skirts to enter the monastery, but I was one of about 50% of the woman who abided by this so perhaps the monks ...
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Other places to stay in Tríkala
16 Nearchou Klidonopoulou sts, Tríkala | Hotelfrom $89
2 Asklipiou & Kanouta St, Tríkala | Hotelfrom $81
7 Patr. Dimitriou Street, Tríkala | Hotelfrom $45
Kalampaka - Meteora, Tríkala | Hotel$112 average
Tríkala | Hotelfrom $68
13 Dionissiou Street, Tríkala | Hotelfrom $70
Loggaki, Tríkala | Hotelfrom $123