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2211 – Athos by monk Theodosios: Nature – Plants [1]

More exclusive pictures from the photo library of monk Theodosios: For more info about these pictures, please e-mail us. Wim Voogd, 16th July 2021

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2210 – Athos by monk Theodosios: Nature – Animals [1]

To continue: from the extensive photo library of Theodosios: Wim Voogd, Quatorze Julliet 2021 Please be noted: if you are interested in a original high quality print of a Theodosios picture, please contact us by e-mail.

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2209 – Athos by monk Theodosios: Presence of Man [1]

If you are interested in obtaining a high quality resolution print of the Theodosios pictures, please contact me by e-mail and I will foreward your request to him (more information: see Shop, oldest item). Wim Voogd, 11/07/2021

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2208 – Athos by monk Theodosios: Portrets of People [1]

Wim Voogd, 5th of July 2021

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2207 – postcards from Athos: part three

In part one and two – posts 2205 and 2206 – I showed you the postcards from the first 17 monasteries. In this post I will present the postcards of the remaing three: nr 18, Esfigmenou, nr 19, Panteleimonos or … Continue reading

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2206 – postcards from Athos: part two

In part one – post 2205 – I showed you the postcards I found on the internet of Karyes and the first eight monasteries. In part two the next monastery is: 09 Sografou This is fourth postcard from Zepdji. Until … Continue reading

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2205 – postcards from Athos: part one

Sending a postcard home was in former days a way to let friends and family know where you have been and a pilgrimage to Athos is no exception to this tradition. As early as 1905 the first postcards from Athos … Continue reading

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2204 – the hike from Dafni to Xiropotamou

In 1980 I visited the Holy Mountain for the first time and Ivíron was the first monastery I stayed in. Thirtynine years later I finally visited the last monastery of the 20, Xiropotamou. Although the monastery is easy to reach … Continue reading

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2203 – After the Corona lock-down: Athos reopens partially from May 11th 2021

Update 25/06, thanks to our reader Japetus: For the time being, no covid vaccination certificate, private pcr test, selftest etc. are accepted to enter Athos.All visitors -with no exception whatsoever- are required prior to receiving their diamoniteria to undertake a … Continue reading

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2202 – Grigoriou: photo overview, a tour from the arsanas to the Katholicon

The arsanas of Grigoriou, with the boat Agia Anna arriving at 10 PM The boat house at the arsanas is being renovated (Oktober 2019) Monks working on oil-smeared cables Arsanas Grigoriou, with a “second archondariki” on the left. The main … Continue reading

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