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1142 – Basic information about Athos

Every now and then visitors of our blog ask us questions about how to plan a trip to Athos. Here is a good discription of how arrange your trip: Dafni – 1989 Mount Athos, known in Greece as the Holy … Continue reading

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1129 – Inside an orthodox Church

This image could be practicle if your are visiting a church on Athos. Where you see Porch (at the entrance) in the Athos churches you will find the Exo-narthex, with in most churches beautiful frescos and stained glas windows. As a … Continue reading

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1127 – review of our weblog

This is a very accurate analysis of our weblog. Very honoured. Please read the full review here. Thanks  It encourages us to keep up the “good” work. Wim and Herman Voogd

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1102 – Companies who use the name Athos

Feta cheese made in Germany from cow milk?! This is a Dutch company with the name Athos. Clearly inspired  by the Holy Mountain as you can see in the logo. They use the greek word in the letter A. The company … Continue reading

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1082 – Miscellaneous and Happy Holidays

In the book “Géographie De Ptolemee Reproduction photolithographique Du Manuscrit Grec Du Monastere De Vatopedi Au Mont Athos, Executee D’Apres Les Clichés Obtenus Sous La Direction De M. Pierre De Sewastianoff, Et Précédé, Paris 1867″, a beautiful map of Athos can … Continue reading

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1080 – Athos websites: Monachos.net

There are many websites about Mt. Athos. Some of them give interesting information about the history, others pay attention to the cultural or the religious importance of this holy place (or combinations of these topics). In the side bar of this … Continue reading

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1006 – Mount Athos Center

The Mount Athos Center in Thessaloniki is founded 10 years ago and has a new website also in English. hv

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1000 – Post number 1000! Dear friends,

The idea of this weblog started with the preparations of our visit to Athos May 2007. At first we started writing in Dutch, but soon we got the hang of it and were aiming at a wider audience by using … Continue reading

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950 – The do’s and the don’ts

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942 – Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us on our new Twitter account MOUNTATHOS. hv

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