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2036 – Happy New Year: a film of Karyes on the 4th of January 2019 – snow!

(thanks Giannis) Here you can see images of today’s wheather on the Lavra webcam 2: go to http://www.wunderground.com/webcams/theologosmonachos/6/show.html and to this link: Great Lavra › South-West Wim, 6/1/19

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2035 – The number of Russians visiting Mount Athos has fallen

MOSCOW, December 3. /TASS/. The number of Russians visiting Mount Athos, where an Orthodox monastic community functions under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, has fallen as a result of the dispute between the Russian Orthodox Church and Constantinople, … Continue reading

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2034 – Athos: a history lesson

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2033 – Athos in two French documentaries

Two French journalists visited Athos in November 2017 and made this report about their pilgrimage (to Vatopedi and Esfigmenou). Their entrance to the Holy Mountain and their departure are not as it should be, have a look yourself (published 18 … Continue reading

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2032 – Women venerating icons on the tourist boat

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2031 – Athos and the Second World War – part 2

In blogpost 1218 I published some pictures from the 2nd World War: most information was obtained from the German book “Athos – Forhölle des Paradis” by Erich Feigl from 1980. During my visit to Athos this year we were invited … Continue reading

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2030 – new and old Athos books

Every time before I go for pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain I drop by my favorite bookstore of mr Drosinos in Ouranopoli, who established his store in 1974.  Mr Drosinos and his staff are very helpfull and patient and most … Continue reading

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