Category Archives: Skiti Lakkou

2169 – Corona update Athos 24th of September

Since our last post from August 6th in 2160 there was no news from Athos, concerning the pandemic. But two days ago Romfea.gr reported that an outbreak of Covid-19 occured in the Agiou Paulou monastery (in English read more here). … Continue reading

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1696 – the hike from Lakkou skiti to Provata through Cucuvinu valley

We will never forget the friendly and helpfull Father Gabriel of hut nr 6 of Lakkou skiti where spend the night (see 1669). Before we left the skiti he gave us detailed information how to find our way to Provata … Continue reading

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1692 – the 14 huts of Lakkou skiti

In my previous posts about skiti Lakkou I mentioned the 14 huts that recently have been renovated and inhabited again. According to father Gabriel they only are allowed to build new houses at the place where a ruin of an … Continue reading

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1684 – the icon painters of Lakkou skiti

One of the reasons to go to Mount Athos in 2014 was to buy a real Athos-icon. When we told Father Gabriel that we were looking for a good quality icon, he immediately brought us to a room in the … Continue reading

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1671 – Lakkou Skiti 2

Today we take a closer look at building nr 3 with its new church and the main church/ katholicon and the ossuary of the skete (A and B). Father Gabriel gave us the advice to visit the new church that … Continue reading

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1669 – Lakkou skiti in September 2014

Our initial plan was to first take a ride/taxi from Kelli Timiou Stavrou to Lakkou Skiti, pay a quick vist to this Romenian skete, and then to continue on foot to Skiti Anni. The next day, 8th September 2014, we … Continue reading

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