- Room service
- Swimming pool
Travel Blogs from Kalambaka
... 8364;60 that time of night. At the cab rank there was a bit of a queue and it didn't seem to be moving along very fast. We then saw a couple of armed police checking the cab's paperwork down the line. This was taking ages as some were clearly having trouble finding their documentation. I didn't really mind the delay as the look of some of the drivers and cabs was not the best.... As we were lined up there was an older small Greek woman that was trying to ...
... for nuns. The convent was a pretty stressful place! There was heaps of Greek school children there on an excursion because it is nearly school holidays for them. Greek kids are an interesting bunch. And by that I mean they are annoying as hell. We went into the gift shop and were swarmed by about 200 of them all trying to get through the door at once. They are also not great with manners, so they kind of do whatever they want and they do not respect the concept of a ...
... especially the struggle against the Turks and the Second World War. There were
very patriotic commentaries next to these. We also saw the old kitchen,
refectory, carpenters workshop, ossuary and wine cellar with a huge wooden barrel that
could hold 12000 litres.
The church was also very fine, with
beautifully painted walls, but it was rather hard to see as it was absolutely
full of ...
... br> We left Varlaam and had to make a decision to go up a road or down a road to get to the next monastery. We chose to go up the road, which again turned out to be a great decision. We got to a highpoint overlooking the first four monasteries and found a perfect rock to sit and have lunch on. We had brought up some sandwiches from a bakery in Kalambaka, so we had a nice little picnic with one of the best views I’ve ever seen.
... travels to the beautiful place of Delphi!
Now I am currently in Delphi and we are in a cute little town that is very adorable. In the morning we will be visiting the archeological sites in Delphi and the museum right beside the site. When we have completed our tour in Delphi we will be heading to the biggest city of Greece, Athens!!!
We only have a few days left to our trip, yet we still have so much to complete! May the adventures ...