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Hike to the rock formation "needle" in Kastraki - Meteora

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Early the next morning we made our way to the top of the rocks above the village of Kastraki, which is a famous destination for climbers because of its level of difficulty (needle in the center of the picture).

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Very noticeable from the distance, there is a trail from the Campsite Vrachos up to the needle leading through the village.

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However, the large number of photographs slowed us strongly, so we were only getting uphill slowly.

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The blooming splendor now in the early summer caused some further intermediate stops, .......

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But these are the moments to enjoy life.

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Then again the view of the massive rock walls, which rise impressively steep up to 100 meters along the way.

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Here, too, an intermediate stop to the inner retreat.

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A little later a small chapel along the road.

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And the view back to the village of Kastraki.

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Then again flowers, which have found their place in rock and gravel, or .....

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In the grass area next to it, ......

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or even with an animal collecting nectar.

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The late spring is an enjoyable season, ....

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For animal and plant life, no question.

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A wonderful landscape!

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