1937 – May 2017: the flight over Athos

This year I booked a flight above the peninsula of Athos to take aerial pictures. Because of busy times at  work I was not able to sort out all the pictures, that’s why it took some time to share them with you. In totall I made 452 pictures during this flight of more than two hours, and a video, which has also has to be edited yet. Our hight was about 1300 feet (about 400 meters).

To make a start I will first show you the aerial pictures of the twenty monasteries, in its original “Athos”-order:01 Lavra02 Vatopedi03 Iviron04 Chilandariou (and its Pine-forrest: read the last post of Bas Kamps)05 Dionysiou06 Koutloumousiou – in the background. We followed the coastline and did not fly over land.07 Pantocratoros08 Xiropotamou09 Sografou – photo by Jitze Bakker, who joined me together with Tadeusz10 Docheiariou11 Karakallou12 Filotheou13 Simonos Petras14 Pavlou15 Stavronikita16 Xenofontos17 Grigoriou18 Esfigmenou19 Panteleimonos20 Konstamonitou – in the far right corner of this picture.

More about this flight, the pilot and how to book it in a next post.

Wim Voogd, 19/8

This entry was posted in 01 Lavra, 02 Vatopedi, 03 Iviron, 04 Chilandariou, 05 Dionysiou, 06 Koutloumousiou, 07 Pantocratoros, 08 Xiropotamou, 09 Sografou, 10 Docheiariou, 11 Karakallou, 12 Filotheou, 13 Simonos Petras, 14 Paulou, 15 Stavronikita, 16 Xenofontos, 17 Grigoriou, 18 Esfigmenou, 19 Panteleimonos, 20 Konstamonitou, trip 2017 and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

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