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As I sat down tonight with my glass of red wine ready to enjoy some reruns of "The Nanny," after having run the 5k portion of the Athens Marathon earlier this morning, I remembered that it has been quite some time since my last blog entry. To bring you up to date for what has happened most recently, this weekend brought me a Marine Ball to celebrate the 250th birthday of the U.S. Marines on Friday, a day of debate tournaments ...
We drove 5 hours north of Athens to this mystical
place. This morning we visited the
towering rock formations of Meteora. On
top of which are built the famous monasteries.
Views were breathtaking. Some of
the monasteries date to the 16th century. Meteora means “suspended in the air”. ...
... a estrada atravessa o desfiladeiro das termópilas.
Foi aqui que, em 480, um exército de cerca 7000 soldados chefiados por Leónidas I de Esparta deparou com uma força esmagadora de persas, Leónidas dominou o desfiladeiro durante alguns dias, mas os Persas conseguiram contorná-lo e atacar os gregos pelas costas. Apenas dois soldados gregos sobreviveram ao massacre.
... under the Rio-Antirio Bridge, the longest cable-stayed suspension bridge in the world that consists of five cable-stayed spans and four pylons, and it's 9,449 feet long. The Captain woke us up at 3AM for the few of us who wanted to get up to watch our transit. I took some pictures, but the quality is not that great, because of the moving ship ...
... Monastery of St. Stephen and Monastery Roussanou are inhabited by nuns.
Listo of Monasteries:
- The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron
- The Holy Monastery of Varlaam
- The Holy Monastery of Rousanou/St. Barbara
- The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas
- The Holy Monastery of St. Stephen
- The Monastery of the Holy ...