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Kastrakiou Street, Kastráki, Thessaly, 422 00, Greece | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kastráki

Can you take a photo of me on that rock?

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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From Vikos gorge we headed further inland to Meteora; a set of incredible rocks with a bunch of monasteries set upon them on the edge of a wide valley with the clear blue Greek spring sky above them. How the rocks got there, why they built monasteries on them and what the monks actually do all day we have no idea; but boy is it fun to walk from …

Magical Monasteries in the Sky

A travel blog entry by eastcoastrod

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After lunch at Delphi we proceeded on towards Meteora. Along the way, I was buzzing with anticipation at being able to view in person the architectural wonders I had read so much about, and had been extremely fascinated by one particular picture I had seen in a guidebook. In that picture, a lone monastery bathed in the sun's rays stood at the base …

Visit of the original Olympic Games Site

A travel blog entry by alim58

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... After our tour of the site we went to a local taverna and hate a yummy lunch of local specialties, really tasty food -tzaski and a beet root dip. 2 salads a hot dish of lamb on rice, all washed down with red wine and ouzo! This was all included in out trip price including a traditional Greek folk dance demo then everyone join in including the throwing of plates! Lots of fun! Back to the ship for a wee siesta. This has been our first sunny day! So nice to feel the sun again ...

Meteora and Monasteries

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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We went from Kalambaka to Meteora to visit a couple monasteries located on top of the huge rock formations. We first visited the Varlaam Monastery and only six monks live here. There is a talanton that they use to call the monks to meals and it is made out of wood or metal. We got to see one outside of the main church. The main church here has Byzantine art from the 16th century and little windows for the purpose of being more protected ...

Thessaloniki and Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by madtram93

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... at 16 or 17 years of age because he was assassinated by his uncle over the throne. The other two graves in the museum were that of the Hero and another of a small family. The tomb of the family had the story of Persephone painted on the walls, which was a common story in Greek mythology that explained the four seasons of the year. After we viewed the tombs and saw some of the relics from the tombs we left to go to Kalambaka, which is right outside Meteora. ...

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