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Meteora

The monasteries in Meteora were wonderful to experience on foot. We followed some ancient trails used by the monks, which lead us to walk amongst the boulders, hills and pillars. 49 kata lagi

Metéora

Metéora (“suspended in the air”) is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six Christian monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars in central Greece. 530 kata lagi

Countries

'Columns in the Sky', Metéora, GREECE. 

Metéora is Located in mainland Greece, approximately 5.5 hours from Athens by train.

I fell in love with this place the moment I set my eyes on it and it did not fall short of my expectations. 295 kata lagi

Travel

Greece

I didn’t arrive in Greece in the best conditions. I had been sick with stomach issues for the past two weeks or so, hadn’t really wild camp for couple of days in a row because of stray dogs, and even if I had a couple of rest days in Albania, I just wasn’t feeling at my best. 1.778 kata lagi

Logbook

Antiquities in the Peloponnese and the Blue Seas of the Cyclades

One of Greece’s most visited sights was unknown to us, until we met the young, professional, online poker playing Geordie, hiking in Montenegro. He had most of the background information wrong, except to say Meteora must be mystical. 2.159 kata lagi

Nature

Mainland Greece: The Monasteries of Meteora

I had first learned about Meteora and its beautiful cliff hanging monasteries from my beloved Pinterest. I can spend hours looking at the site, but when I was looking for what to do in Athens, I came across a photo and knew I had to go. 673 kata lagi

Adventure

Meteora, Greece

Last night I left Ios and headed to my current location Kalabaka the small town outside of Meteora. I spent 16 hours travelling so arrived exhausted at 12pm. 497 kata lagi