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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Hot tub
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Pyrgos Adrachti Kastráki
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... pointed out the "ancient" olive grove on way back down the mountain from Delphi. The trunks had to be 24" in diameter at least. Lila told us the trees can live fir hundreds of years. The drive to Kalampaka was 4 hours. Through the mountains then across their largest plain and bread basket. One of the things surprising to me is that Greece is 70% mountains. We take a short 30 min visit to Kalampaka to shop. Grocery store was interesting with its Easter bread and Easter baskets. ...
... it had a thriving textile industry, a few dozen of the 600 mansions remain around it's cobbled streets. We will visit the village tomorrow, we drive a little further up the winding road to a view point, wow what a view it is. A lovely spot to stay the night. A local lady stopped as she walked by to chat to us, she was very friendly and enquirer if we needed anything. It wasn't long before the sun set, the sky looked quite impressive with big streaks of yellow and orange across ...
... then decided to go have some lunch while we decided which we preferred, lunch was at a cafe right on the town square where a very Greek mumma with little english served us.... we managed between us with our broken greek to order and I didn't mention it to the others cos I didn't want to put them off their lunch but as she delivered our meals I noticed her fingernails were flithy... yuk.. no wonder GJ ended up feeling ill later that day ...
Ancient monasteries perched high atop Meteora's rock formations is an exquisite combination of man-made and natural beauty. Seeing them up close is really breathtaking and despite the crowds, there is real sense of peacefulness in each monastery. I can totally see why monks and nuns came here to meditate and feel more spiritual.
We visited 3 out of the 6 monasteries today and probably will do the rest tomorrow. The climb up to each one is fairly easy. The hardest ...
... s names, and then finish with, “and my son-in-law, Scott,” to which your tone lowers.
Stella: Really? I hadn’t noticed.
Others: It’s because his name sounds as distant from Greek as “Ian Miller” from My Big Fat Greek Wedding!
With that we all decided it would be fun if Scott had a Greek-sounding name, and we all had a good time suggesting possibilities: Socrates, Sotiri, Stamati, ...