1882 – winter on Athos!

It keeps on snowing on the Holy Mountain: many beautiful and rare photo’s appear on the internet, such as these from Karyes and the Protaton and the Holy Epistatia building:karyes-protaton-en-tower-9-1-2017karyes-tower-and-epistatia-9-1-2017karyes-protaton-9-1-2017and the main road and hotel in Karyes, with large icicles! karyes-9-1-17-restaurantdafni-1Here a picture from the quay in Dafni, what a different way to start a pilgrimage! (photo from Monastiriaka, thanks).
nea-skiti-10-1-2017Snow paints Nea Skiti  white (photo father Eusebios)dionysiou-portico-10-1-2017The portico in Dionysiou almost filled up by drifting snow

And – ofcourse – small and large snowmen in Nea Skiti and Sografou.

Wim Voogd, 10/1/2017

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4 Responses to 1882 – winter on Athos!

  1. gerard koolschijn says:

    Nice photo’s, but I wilI never get used to cars en vans next to the Protaton. A shame!

  2. gerard koolschijn says:

    correction: cars and vans

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