Category Archives: Skiti Anna

1340 – Skiti Agia Anna

First a image of the location of this Skiti, just below the Athos-mountain, so it is a perfect place to start or finish a climb to the top. For me a hike from Prodromou plus the top in 11 hours … Continue reading

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1336 – the top of Mount Athos

In my last post (1331) about our trip to Athos in October 2011 I showed you how we climbed the mountain in 3,5 hours. Today we will take a closer look at the building activities and I will try to … Continue reading

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431 – A trip to Athos in 2007 (day 1 – nr 4)

01-05-2007: From the quay of Ag. Annis a beautifull path starts : Because of all the mules and the smell of their faeces this path reminded me of a trip on the island of Santorini in 1977, where a path … Continue reading

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426 – A trip to Athos in 2007 (day 1 – nr 3)

Last time I showed you some boring pictures that can be seen on almost any site about Athos, because everybody can take this trip in a touristboat from Ouranopolis and shoot these images (even women !).The reason is that I … Continue reading

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400 – Path from Sk. Anna to Lavra

This is the path from Skiti Ag. Anni to Lavra. The route you see here goes first to Katounakia but is it also possible to start climbing at Skiti Anni and skip Katounakia. This is the shortest option. sign Skiti … Continue reading

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358 – Skiti Agiou Annis

In 1986 I walked from Lavra and to Skiti Annis: The monk was very hospitable and he allowed me to take pictures in his church. Here are some images of the interiour: The unique icon of Ag. Anna, bearing her … Continue reading

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229 – the double headed eagle

This symbol of the old Byzantine empire is not only found in the Athos-flag, but you will see it everywhere on the Holy Mountain. Here is an example of the double headed eagle in the church of Skiti Anni (1986): … Continue reading

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