History says that in order for the monks in Greece to be safe from the increasing number of Turkish attacks they decided to climb up and hide at the top of the huge rock formation that is now called as Meteora. That was in the 11th-century era and back then one could only access the top by using removable ladders or windlass. Now just imagine how difficult it was to build those monasteries on top of that hilly rock sourcing out materials like rounded boulders just to build an establishment that withstands time.
Seeing the place in photos already amazed me, what more if I could be able to visit and be there even for a moment.
Continue reading will tell you more about my Kalambaka trip and on how to you could be able to reach the place the easiest way.