- Room service
- Swimming pool
Travel Blogs from Kalambaka
First of all I want to acknowledge that IT IS SARAH'S BIRTHDAY MONTH! Beautiful sunny day in Delphi. We are off for a full morning tour of Ancient Delphi and it's museum. The guide told us all the tales of the importance of Delphi and how The Oracle under the temple was really a woman who was sniffing ether from an underground fault. The priest would then interpret her mumblings to solve peoples worries. The site was very pretty with a market, reconstructed treasury, temple and ...
... a walking tour up to one of the monasteries and back
down. It was advertised as 8k in five hours so we thought we should manage that
easily. A taxi picked us up from the hotel, as the minibus was full, and took
us through the neighbouring village
of Kastraki to the foot
of the hill where the Grand Meteora monastery is located. There were 15 people
of the walking tour, several of whom looked about our ...
16-17th When I boarded the ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa, a storm was brewing outside so I as even more anxious about travelling alone. As soon as I arrived in Igoumenitsa, I was taken to the bus station by a nice taxi driver. He charged me a lot for such a small distance but he helped me buy the bus ticket to my next destination. I didn't realise my phone automatically updates my time so by me re-adjusting the time, I missed my first bus ...
... many flights of stairs. This monastery was named after the first monk that was here on the mountain. His name is Valaarm, who would of thought. The monastery was like nothing I have never seen before. One, the view that we had was unbelievable. I was almost tempted to become a nun so I could live there! ;) The monastery looks like it is literally built into the mountain. As we toured the building we learned about different ways the monks live and ...
... born on St Andrews Day, Patron Saint of Scotland....glad I wasn't called Andrew!