Flamingo Hotel

Horefto Pelion, Horefto, Thessaly, 37001, Greece | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $53.00
 

Travel Blogs from Horefto

Day 28 (Athens - Meteora)

A travel blog entry by kimrop88

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... and with jeans on to cover my ankles) but it was worth it to look around and look out at the views, it was kind of mystical! It was €3 to get into the monastery itself and even though my ankles were covered they made me put a skirt overtop because I'm a girl! There were little museums, gardens, the church, a wine cellar and kitchen to look around inside. While we were wandering around Simon and I found a while room filled with skulls and bones which was super creepy. ...

Mind ... Blown

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... located in rather remote places, but these take that to an extreme. As the Byzantine Empire's reign over the region began to cede to the Ottoman Turks, the monks needed to relocated to these inaccessible perches to avoid destruction by the Turks. While today one can drive close to each of the six existing monasteries (historically there have been as many as 30 here with these six remaining) their position originally meant that they held an almost unassailable position atop ...

The Turks Paid For It, But the Greeks Built It!

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... occupation (sure, the Turks paid for all of the engineering feats in the area, but it was Greeks who built them) and political stalemate with the emergence of a state in Macedonia (how can they change the facts? Alexander was Greek!). Without a doubt, Bill was much, much more exorcised about events that happened long ago in the past (occupation by Turks and battles with Makedonia) than by the present-day politics and hardship brought on by austerity ...

Meteora, Greece

A travel blog entry by traveldetails

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One of the most exciting parts of Greece, known worldwide, is Meteora, consisting of huge rocks. On top of the Meteora, a lot of monasteries are built, forming a place of pilgrimage for people from around the world. The area has been included in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO, because of its ...

Meteora ... needs no other introduction.

A travel blog entry by footloose_llr

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... it is something about the majesty of the rocks as they strain towards the sky, the monasteries atop giving substance to mankind's desire to strive for
heaven.....it has nothing really to do with organised religion per se, though of course the monasteries are.....but the tradition of religious communities in the area began, as our FABULOUS sunset tour guide told us, with a lone hermit whom tradition says was a roman soldier but no-one really knows. He eked out a life in ...

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