On our way from Ierissos to Vatopediou we passed Esfigmenou:
Detail of the Zwerger map: the NE-coast of Athos with Agiou Vasiliou and Esfigmenou
Arsanas Esfigmenou and the Antonios Petserski chapel
A bit futher on we passed the Agiou Theodoros chapel on a cape
The next day we visited this monastery, here a picture of the famous “Othodoxy or death Orthodoxia i thanatos” banner, hanging just under the windows of our sleeping room in the guesthouse:Here a detail of the banner, seen from the window of the guesthouse:
Well, they have replaced the old banner with a new one. Indeed, it’s a lot clearer to read. Also, they emphasised their point again.