Category Archives: Skiti Anna

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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217 – Avalanche Skiti Ag. Anni

When we visited Ag. Anni in 1986 a large stone avalanche blocked our path totally and it seemes as if it just had come down. After we managed to reach the other side of the heep of crumbled stones we … Continue reading

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