Meteora With Snow In Winter – The 8th Wonder Of The World?

As the snow forms a white blanket and lays softly on the grassy roadside edges, I gaze out of the window and realize that I am experiencing a dream come true. Just over two years ago we visited Meteora in October of 2014, and I have always wanted to return to see it when it […]

Meteora – Greek Home Cooking – Best Restaurants To Dine

Meteoron Panorama Restaurant We had a really early start from Athens the day we arrived at Kalampaka,  and so we walked through town from Hotel Alexiou it was a lovely stroll to the top end of the road just as it curves up the hill. Here we arrived at Meteoron Panorama Restaurant. We dined here last […]

The Mysteries of the Monasteries of Meteora

The air is crisp and cool, and the air is filled with anticipation. And, high up in the air, perched on rock ledges and cliffs, are 20 monasteries that are about to unfold some of their mysteries to us today.  We are about to embark on a hike over several kilometers to discover The Mysteries of […]

Meeting the Mayor – Magnificent Meals and more in Meteora

©Exploramum and Explorason – Hotel Famissi We drove nearly all day, with a 2 hour stop in Ancient Delphi, and then heading on past snow-capped mountains toward the Meteora region. We are booked to stay in a lovely hotel called “Hotel Famissi”.   When we drive in Kalampaka, it appears that Famissi is a popular name […]

Majestic view from Meteoron Panorama Restaurant

We have arrived at Kalambaka in the Meteora region, and the sun is just setting. It is a cold evening and we have had a long day and an even longer drive, but we want to see the pretty lights of the town. So we drive just to the edge of town – pretty well […]