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Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey

Built into a rocky faced cliff in Trabzon, Turkey, is the ancient Sumela Monastery. Legend says that the monks who founded the monastery in 386 AD did so after finding a mysterious symbol of the Virgin Mary in one of the site's caves

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The island of Ios in Greece is one of my favorite destinations.  Ios has a reputation as a party island, but that only happens after sundown in the dozens of clubs that populate the main town of Chora. You can find plenty of beaches to relax on during the day and many beautiful vistas.  The small one room church here on the hill across from Chora is one of 365 churches on the 42 square mile island.

The island of Ios in Greece. The small one room church here on the hill across from Chora is one of 365 churches on the 42 square mile island.