Last week I bought this French magazine from April 8th 1961 (nr 626), with an article about Athos, written by Jean Maquet and photos by Pierre Vals (for an older article from 1959 in a Dutch magazine see blog 664 – at the moment still without photos).
Probably monastery Vatopediou
Vatopediou – monk and semantron
Monk in his cell
Hermit in his cell
Detail of the previous photo: next to an empty bottle of wine a box with “condensed milk prepared in Holland”!
Three young monks
Katholikon Dionysiou – “the monastery was almost deserted”, says the writer in 1961
Hermit at the “desert”
Inside a katholikon
Portrait of a monk
and above you can see the text of the article (in French).
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