Category Archives: Nea Skiti

1896 – the hike from Nea Skiti to Skiti Anna

On September 22th 2015 we hiked from Nea Skiti to Skiti Anna, a trail of only 1.9 km. Just after leaving Nea Skiti you will find this signpost:The yellow sign leads to the hut of elder Josepf the Hesychast, who … Continue reading

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1886 – Nea Skiti 2015

On our 2015 pilgrimage to Athos I made a reservation to stay at Fathers Nikon’s house in Nea Skiti. After leaving Simonospetras we took the Agia Anna boat to Nea Skiti. This photo essay shows you the time we spent … Continue reading

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1882 – winter on Athos!

It keeps on snowing on the Holy Mountain: many beautiful and rare photo’s appear on the internet, such as these from Karyes and the Protaton and the Holy Epistatia building:and the main road and hotel in Karyes, with large icicles! Here … Continue reading

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1880 – a white Christmas on Athos

Father Eusebios from Nea Skite posted these photo’s today on his Facebook with this text: “No need to dream, we have our white Christmas, wow”! Thanks Father Eusebios for sharing these beautiful photo’s! Wim Voogd, 7/1

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1764 – the Nea Skiti fire on September 22nd (2)

On our last pilgrimage to Athos I posted these pictures in 1749, a few minutes after the fire was extinguished. Here is whole story and more pictures. After arriving at the kellion of Father Nikon and Eugenios at 14.50 h. … Continue reading

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1749 – fire in Nea Skiti

Just after arriving at Nea Skiti today a fire started in the kaliva of Father Raphael. He is not harmed in any way, but he was very sad because his house is burned. The chapel looks untouched by the fire. … Continue reading

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1700 – Living on the edge and leaving Nea Skiti

Till the end of times we will remember that night in Nea Skiti. In the small room there were four beds, but no room to move. The four beds filled the whole room. We removed one camp bed temporarily to … Continue reading

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