Day 86 Meteora, Greece July 28th 2011 I have got one word to describe Meteora-Fantastic!
Before the trip to Greece we hadn’t heard of Meteora, the Acropolis, yes, Olympia, Santorini certainly. It wasn’t though until we started researching, that Meteora kept cropping up in the tourist guide and in the top 5 places to visit in Greece. These are a group of magnificent 14th century monasteries perched on top enormous rock formation ... read more
Europe » Greece » Thessaly » Meteora Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
Alison and Kim are embarking on a 6 month trip across Europe. Through France, Germany, Austria Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Albania Greece eventually ending at Istanbul in Turkey. We both suffer from a 'wanderlust' alway wondering what is over the next hill or around the next cove.
We expect to cover 9000 miles and will be travelling in our Mazda Bongo. A marvelous Japanese invention MPV one minute and a camper the next.
We are writing this blog so we can keep in contact with our family and friends to let them know what we are up to.... full info