There are no words to describe the magic that is Meteora.
If you have been, you will understand.
If you haven’t – then check out these amazing photographs by Yiannis Larios and see for yourself.
Once you’ve seen them you will want to go and see if this place is for real.
I can assure you – IT IS!
(download and watch a full-screen high resolution version of my Meteora photo slideshow at my website here)
Meteora is a unique phenomenon in the world… Unless you have visited it, you cannot imagine the awe and the contradicting feelings evoked by just being there. Contradicting because for one it’s the huge rocks and cavities that have been shaped in peculiar forms through thousands of years. A true feeling of smallness, in front of these titanic elements of nature. But also contradicting, because on-top of these rocks religious men built inaccessible monasteries. A strange feeling of greatness for mankind that conquers any peak. Such are the antithetical feelings evoked by this place, which is sculptured equally by the fierceness of time and the power of faith.
Nevertheless, access to this place is easier nowadays. Roads have been built and buses of tourists have access to almost any monastery. Traditional…
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