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Another View of The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas  
   

Another View of The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas

This monastery was beautifully photogenic. This one was abandoned, but due to the important frescos inside, it was restored and opened to tourism (except when I was there)
Mysterious Meteora

September 24th 2007
I woke with a start. Where was I? What was going on? It was clear that I was still in my tiny sleeper car on a Greece-bound train, but there was no sound. The rhythmic clacking of the steel rails, the grating, high-pitched squeal of the big wheels, the low rumble of the diesel engine - They were all silent. A glance out my window revealed deep blue skies over a stunning, green countryside wit ... read more
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Greek Flag 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
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