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Meteora: Greece’s dazzling monasteries in the sky

( CNN) High above the Meteora landscape in Greece’s central region, 60 monks and nuns live in fabled monasteries roosted on the edge of sandstone peaks. In centuries past, their place of worship produced them solitude and protection from unwanted trespassers. Today, the Orthodox monasteries are one of the more popular destinations in all of … Read More