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1838 – Russian Mt Athos climber found safe and sound

1500 meter A 55-year-old Russian national reported missing last Thursday after embarking on a climb of Mount Athos in northern Greece with a group of other mountaineering enthusiasts was found on Saturday safe and in good health. Panaghia shelter at … Continue reading

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1807 – A suffocating medieval climb to the top of the Holy Mountain

Mount Athos that passeth the clouds. “The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Mandeville”, knight of St. Albans was a very popular travel book in the fourteenth century. The real identity of the author, Sir John Mandeville, is still unclear. … Continue reading

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1783 – Twenty monasteries in seven days : day 3, Lavra

This is the third episode of seven of the  Athos trip done by Goulven Le Goff and his brother Ivonig from Rennes, France made in May 2015. They visited all 20 monasteries in one week.  The descent to Lavra. This … Continue reading

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1782 – Twenty monasteries in seven days : Day 2, The Top

This is the second episode of seven of the  Athos trip done by Goulven Le Goff and his brother Ivonig from Rennes, France made in May 2015. They visited all 20 monasteries in one week and stayed overnight at the … Continue reading

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1754 – Mount Athos seen from Mount Olympos

   Photo’s: Savvas Vasileiadis

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1722 – Satellites and ISS above Mount Athos

Two horizontal trails show ISS, as well as several other smaller vertical satellites trails, passing above Mount Athos in Greece/ Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3085110/Photographer-captures-stunning-images-International-Space-Station-Mount-Athos.html#ixzz3aUYlvSgh Herman Voogd  

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1705 – Hidden mountain

                            In summer Mt. Athos can be covered in clouds but a there is always a moment or a day that the mountain is clearly visible. When … Continue reading

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