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Travel Monday: A Photo Trip to Meteora, Greece
 
1.The rising sun illuminates the Monastery of the Holy Trinity and parts of nearby village of Kalabaka below, at the Meteora rock formation in central Greece.

1.The rising sun illuminates the Monastery of the Holy Trinity and parts of nearby village of Kalabaka below, at the Meteora rock formation in central Greece.

2.The Monastery of Rousanou. #

2.The Monastery of Rousanou. #

3.People descend stone stairs from a monastery in Meteora. #

3.People descend stone stairs from a monastery in Meteora. #

4.An evening view of the Monastery of Varlaam, with the Monastery of Rousanou visible in the background. #

4.An evening view of the Monastery of Varlaam, with the Monastery of Rousanou visible in the background. #

5.The skulls of deceased monks in an ossuary are seen through a locked door at the Megalo Meteoro, or "Metamorphisis monastery," in Meteora on April 11, 2007. #

5.The skulls of deceased monks in an ossuary are seen through a locked door at the Megalo Meteoro, or "Metamorphisis monastery," in Meteora on April 11, 2007. #

6.Visitors look inside the Megalo Meteoro Monastery. #

6.Visitors look inside the Megalo Meteoro Monastery. #

7.Visitors look at an old lifting system inside the Monastery of Agia Triada in Meteora. #

7.Visitors look at an old lifting system inside the Monastery of Agia Triada in Meteora. #

8.The Monastery of Rousanou and Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas. #

8.The Monastery of Rousanou and Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas. #

9.A cable car used by monks at the Great Meteora Monastery. #

9.A cable car used by monks at the Great Meteora Monastery. #

10.The Rousanou Monastery. #

10.The Rousanou Monastery. #

11.Lights from the village of Kalambaka illuminate the cliffs of Meteora at night. #

11.Lights from the village of Kalambaka illuminate the cliffs of Meteora at night. #

12.The Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas, viewed at night under the Milky Way. #

12.The Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas, viewed at night under the Milky Way. #

13.The Rousanou Monastery above a mist-filled valley. #

13.The Rousanou Monastery above a mist-filled valley. #

14.A small kitchen garden built precariously on a huge eroded granite boulder outside the Monastery of St. Stephen. #

14.A small kitchen garden built precariously on a huge eroded granite boulder outside the Monastery of St. Stephen. #

15.The interior of the church of the Nunnery of Saint Roussanou, photographed on May 14, 2013. #

15.The interior of the church of the Nunnery of Saint Roussanou, photographed on May 14, 2013. #

 
 
 
 
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