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443 – A trip to Athos in 2007 (day 1 – nr 6)

This is already the 6th report of our first day on the Holy Mountain. I will show you a lot of pictures of the pathways, that you will find near the big mountain, that rises up some 2000 meters above … Continue reading

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438 – A trip to Athos in 2007 (day 1 – nr 5)

As I told you and showed you in my last post in 431, after you turn the corner at Karoulia, the outmost point of the peninsula, you’ll soon see the settlement of Katounakia, with a couple a buildings that rise … Continue reading

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297 – Kavsokalivia

Again a film (see also nr. 295) this time shot in the skiti of Kavsokalivia. The monk on this video is explaining a lot and shows a kind of cave. Maybe one of our greek visitors could help us telling … Continue reading

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294 – Mules

Harbour Kleftiko. mules are leaving for a 700 meters climb to Kerasia. May 2007. Kavsokalivia, may 2007 Kavsokalivia. may 2007 When Robert Byron (who wrote The Station, Athos: treasures and men, 1931) was at Kerasia he had a problem finding … Continue reading

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85 – A hike to the top of Mount Athos

Kavsokalivia At 7 o clock we left from Skiti Kavsokalivia to start our trip to the summit of the Holy Mountain. After three earlier visits to Athos this was my main goal. Two of my friends, J. and H. had … Continue reading

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