Category Archives: Kavsokalivia

1881 – Album du Mont Athos 1913

A very nice photo album made by hieromonk Stephanou in 1913. A very complete account in photo’s of monasteries and sketes. Stephanou lived in a cell (kellion) in Karyes dedicated to the apostle Thomas:Here are some more photos from this … Continue reading

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1827 – Fast unloading at Kavsokalivia

Herman Voogd  

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1682 – A detour to the harbour of Nelios

If your last day on Athos has arrived you have to take the ferry back to Ouranoupolis. A good advise is to take the ferry on its way to the ” village” of Kavsokalivia and not go directly to Ouranoupolis.  … Continue reading

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1525 – The tranquility of Kavsokalivia

Kavsokalivia is the return point for the boat from Dafni. It takes a short walk up hill, with a lot of stairs, to arrive there. The place is known for the icon painters. For me the place is one of … Continue reading

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1485 – How things change…..?

Dionysiou by Fred Boissonnas in 1928-30 and in 2013 by hv. Kavsokalivia 20th century and in 2013 Sk Andreou, before the large church was build (1900) and in 2013 Detail of the ruined part of Sk. Andreou (2013) hv

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1472 – Mules at Kavsokalivia

These mules bring all kind of goods, brought in by the boat, to the houses of Kavsokalivia. You can also rent the animals with a mule driver, if you don’t want to walk all the way up. Does someone know … Continue reading

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1455 – building of the Brotherhood of the Ioasafaion

In a earlier post we asked more details about this building on an old postcard. Readers Vasilis and Hans Overduin told us it is located in Kavsokaliva and that is is a studio for iconpainters: the Brotherhood of the Ioasafaion. … Continue reading

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