Living in the Sky February 20th 2008 Continuing the journey through Greece, I have made it to Meteora! After the last night in Athens and leaving in three inches of snow, we arrived in Meteora a little before 6pm. Shortly after, the city or town was explored. I find it to be quite quaint and must be a hot tourist destination in the summer as there are many hotels, cafes, tavernas, and beautiful places to sit if there were flowers. ... 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
I am a junior at Concordia College spending Spring Semester in Greece, Crete, and Turkey.
Looking forward to memories that will last a lifetime and seeing the land that has nurtured many other lifetimes! The birthplace of enlightenment!
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