Category Archives: 13 Simonos Petras

2213 – Athos by monk Theodosios: Space [1]

Pictures from the exhibition in 21-31 May 2009 from monk Theodosios in Thessaloniki/Greece Wim Voogd, 21-07-2021

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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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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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2200 – Tourism to the Holy Mountain?

Athos is closed for tourists. It has always been, as far as I’m informed. Due to Covid-19 Athos is now closed for pilgrims as well. It must be really quiet and peaceful now. The monks can fully concentrate on their … Continue reading

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2191 – A strange, deserted building at the harbour of Simonos Petras

The first thing you see when you arrive by boat at the arsanas (harbour) of Simonos Petras is the mediaeval tower with a boathouse attached to it. The path towards the monastery, 300 meters up, starts just behind the boathouse. … Continue reading

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2189 – Flowers; nothing but flowers

­­­­We left Simonos Petras early in the morning to take the ferry. We had plenty of time. We only had to walk down the wonderful path 300 meters to the arsanas. I decided to take pictures of all the spring … Continue reading

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2186 – the Dutch photographer Cas Oorthuys and Athos in 1957-3

The third contact print from the Cas Oorthuys files in the Dutch photo museum contains pictures of Simonos Petras and Docheiariou. He did not visit these monasteries, because photographs up close are missing. And on this contact print number 99027 I run … Continue reading

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2165 – The world famous architect, Le Corbusier (1887–1965) travelled to Mount Athos in 1911 and experienced the happiest days of his life. Or: how the Holy Mountain influenced his work.

Le Corbusier became one of the world’s most renowned architects of the twentieth century. The importance of his visit to the Holy Mountain is not very common knowledge. He visited Mount Athos only once. But it made a lasting impression … Continue reading

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