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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Free parking
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... to and the area that we are passing through.
We are crossing the plains of Thessaly. This is a very large fertile valley. One of their major crops is cotton but this year they will have no crop because of heavy rains for the last two days all the cotton fields are flooded, ruining the cotton crop. As we near Meteora we see a large rock with a flat top rising up out of the plain. This rock is called Theopetra - Rock of ...
It's been quite the busy past two days… Yesterday was quite uneventful, but good. We woke up, had breakfast, and got on the bus for a 7 hour ride. This long bus ride led us to Bari, Italy where we had a brief look at the Basilica of St. Nicholas. One of the Cistercian priests, Fr. John, is with us for this trip and he gave a nice talk on St. Nicholas before we had a chance to check out the church. Having seen quite a lot of churches this one was refreshing. ...
... 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 ...
... the base of one the monasteries. The hotelier, Bobby, charged us 50 Euros for one room (three twin beds) per night, breakfast extra. We stayed three nights because the balcony opened up to where we could see and be seen by the majestic mountains and because we were the only guests in the hotel. More on this later. Scroll to the bottom of Bobby's webpage and click on ...
... after and the day of the year when the church celebrates that saint. June 29 was St. Peter and Paul day one of the most popular name day's of the year.
Enough history now to what we saw and learned at the monasteries. In order to visit any of the monasteries all visitors must be dressed appropriately. No shorts or dresses/skirts above the knee for women and shoulders must be covered ...