Kosta Famissi Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKosta Famissi Hotel Tríkala
Nice but not extravagant.
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... pointed out the "ancient" olive grove on way back down the mountain from Delphi. The trunks had to be 24" in diameter at least. Lila told us the trees can live fir hundreds of years. The drive to Kalampaka was 4 hours. Through the mountains then across their largest plain and bread basket. One of the things surprising to me is that Greece is 70% mountains. We take a short 30 min visit to Kalampaka to shop. Grocery store was interesting with its Easter bread and Easter baskets. ...
... or stopping once we were tired.
We exited the island the same place we entered, and hit the motorway to make some distance inland. We selected a town at random, Ioannina, which had a vast still lake and an old castle property which had been converted into a quiet town inside it’s walls. Unbeknown to us, it was a Greek long weekend. The positive was that the town was booming. The negative was finding accommodation. We at last found a hotel, which was painted ...
... of skulls. Growing up connecting church with peace, it was interesting to see a war museum in a church.
Once again, it was hard to capture the beauty of the area on film (can I say that using a digital camera?), but hopefully our shots give you an idea of this marvelous experience we were lucky to have.
Next we head south, as it’s getting a little chilly at night up north.
Denny, Christine, and ...
... up with ropes in their dresses! I'm sure they would find it insulting I called their sacred habits a dress. The buildings themselves were absolutely beautiful with much detail. I loved looking at the frescos in the chapels. They are...unique. You also notice the eyes in many painted figures are scratched out (except Jesus) from when the Turkish ruled - they believe the eyes are the windows to the soul and should not be painted. I could stop 'wowing' over these amazing places ...
... with Rome believing the Pope had supreme power over the church while Constantinople believed all bishops who professed their faith in Jesus Christ were successors to St. Peter.
Basically the east believed the Pope to be first among equals but not infallible and not with absolute authority. The other main difference between the east and the west concerns the Holy Spirit. The west believes ...