Spring Flowers along the road North from Athens
the great King Leonidas
this monument in honor of the Spartan King and the 300 Spartans
who fell here in 480bc in the battle of Thermopylae.
The Spartans lose the battle against King Xerxes' Persians.
Erodotus estimated that Persians were one million strong.
the rocks that make Kalambaka famous
climbers on the rocks
the town in front of the rocks
the town as seen from on top of the rocks
restaurant in Kalambaka
children with a treat
maybe from the Coke stand
visitors come to see the Monasteries
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while they can stay in the beautiful town of Kalambaka
calm themselves by counting their beads
and tending the roadside shrines
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