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1298 – Karakalou: the interior

 Early morning October 4th 2011: the katholicon  The interior of the guesthouse The same hallway, in the opposite direction Old water basin and tap One of the chapels behind closed doors (near the guesthouse) The visitors book in the guesthouse … Continue reading

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1296 – the cyclus of the Apocalypse of John in the Exonarthex of Karakalou

In the portico of the monastery Dionysiou you see the Apocalypse of John in 21 scenes, probably one of best fresco’s on the Holy Mountain. I showed you these scenes with extensive commands in post numbers 1100, 1103, 1110, 1113, … Continue reading

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1294 – Karakalou

Karakalou: the balcony of the guesthouse, where we spend the evening of Oct 3th with a good conversation In the early morning of October 4th 2011 we woke up an saw the sun rising at 7: North wing, with building … Continue reading

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1289 – 2011 day 1: the arrival at Karakalou

Finally, after a long day and a few minutes before 5 o’clock in the afternoon, we arrived at our destination, the monastery of Karakalou. To our surprize a monk came to us and told us to hurry, because the service … Continue reading

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1282 – hike from Iviron to Karakalou

In the afternoon Oktober 3th 2011 we started on our last part of our hike that day. After leaving Iviron over the main gravel road, you will soon see the buildings of the 1000 year old vineyard of Mylopotamos, where the … Continue reading

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1267 – art: more drawings from Dominique Papety 1846-47

Arsanas Lavra Drawing Arsanas Karakalou Arsanas Lavra Drawing Arsanas Lavra Details of Iviron monastery Iviron Athos and mountain Wim, 30/1

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676 – Monasteries

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363 – Karakalou

On our way to the monastery of Karakalou in the spring of 1986 we sat down and filled our bottles with fresh water. Fresh water ? Who could imagine that at the same moment an atomic plant somewhere in Russia … Continue reading

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