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Wordless Wednesday – Meteora, Greece

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What Have The Greeks Ever Done For Us?

As the noose tightens around the neck of Greece and their smashing country folk feel devastated, abandoned, isolated and forlorn, I wonder if anybody has thought of the debt that the world owes this wonderful country? Democracy, Mathematics, Literature, Medicine, Art, Architecture, Theatre, Music, Sculpture, Science, Agriculture & The Olympics to name a few, were […]

Meteora, Greece

Meteora

Meteora literally means ‘Suspended In The Air’ in Greek and is the name given to the area high up on a rocky outcrop above the town of Kalambaka in Thessaly in Northern Greece. The UNESCO World Heritage site is home to six monasteries (twenty were built originally), perched seemingly precariously on the rocks. The monasteries […]