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1213 – Stavronikita (day 3 – 31)

Stavronikita with cactus After visiting Kaliagra I went back to Stavronikita, to pick up fellow pilgrim Peter and to continue our trip to Pantocratoros. But first some more pictures of Stavronikita. At the entrance door: a badly damaged fresco of … Continue reading

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1212 – the bay of Kaliagra (day 3 – 30)

A kellion above the Kaliagra beach, Agios Nikolaos Nerantzona. It looks like the house is still inhabited, because the roof and windows are intact. What is different from other settlements is the huge tower-like building that is attached to the … Continue reading

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1201 – Stavronikita (day 3 – 27)

I had it all planned: before arriving at our final destination Pantocratros that day, I wanted to visit Kaliagra, the harbour of Koutloumousiou, where long before Ouranopolis even excisted, all Athos-pilgrims used to arrive. As I told in post 1200 … Continue reading

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1160 – The 20 Monasteries in ranking order

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906 – Stavronikita: postcard and picture from the air

With the ossuary on the left (picture from 1955). Wim Voogd, 26/10

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905 – The ossuary of Stavronikita

The ossuary in 1914-1918 by Millet. The same spot in september 2009 by hv. The place is totally renovated. In the pictures below you see that the columns were originally not situated in the gate Photo taken by Thodoris Lakiotis. … Continue reading

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884 – Athos pictures: black and white or colour?

Two years ago we visited Stavronikita and I experiented with these two shots: which is better ? I hope to show you more pictures next week. Until then we will not add new posts on our weblog, so please be … Continue reading

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790 – Photos by Byron7

StavronikitaKellion near Iviron.An other one here.hv

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747 – Agnostos Ellinas and Edward Lear

This is the monastery of Stavronikita in Mount Athos as seen from the ancient footpath leading to Pantokratoros monastery. The footpath is very narrow and perched on the cliffside under heavy vegetation. In 1857 the British painter and writerEdward Lear … Continue reading

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694 – A trip to Athos (day 3 nr 11)

(last post see 656) After the service in the katholikon we had some time to have a look outside the monasterie walls. The road that leads to Stavronikita with the aquaduct (photo from the outer wall) Cypres Stavronikita When you … Continue reading

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