Kosta Famissi Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKosta Famissi Hotel Tríkala
Nice but not extravagant.
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... overcrowded the UK roads are. As we approached one if the towns along the route we were pulled to the side of the road by a group of police men, one asked for our passports, he looked at them very carefully, then asked where we were going, we told him and he told us it was 90 kilometres straight on, Doris was saying 94 Kilometres, so he was quite close. When we arrived in the valley we drove up a steep zig zagging road to Ambelakia, it's nestled in the hillside. In the ...
... 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 ...
... to book a room in the hotel was because it was the cheapest option - USD 17 per person in a double bedroom with private bathroom, including breakfast. The second cheapest option was in a hostel that was situated in one of the neighboring towns known as Trikala (30 minutes from Kalabaka) - USD 15 for a 6-bed-dorm with shared bathroom and without breakfast so we decided to go for the hotel.
After arriving in the Hotel "King" we were quite surprised and a little bit scared that ...
... you have to double the amount if you don't plan on remaining with the monks.
Those who want to avoid the steps can scale the side of the mountain with pulleys, spikes, hammers and wishful thinking. We walked.
Once you arrive at each monastery and catch your ...
... dining room, dormitories, and of course a chapel/church. The Orthodox chapel/church is divided into three separate parts the narthex, the nave, and the sanctuary. The narthex is where visitors stay during the service, while the nave is where the congregation stands during the service. The sanctuary is separated from the nave by a screen and is used only by the priest. There is usually a dome ...