Category Archives: Timiou Stavrou

1721 – the hike from Provata to Timiou Stavrou

Today I will show you the last part of our hike of our 2014 trip in September. We started walking at the Moldavian kelli of Provata (A). A = Provata, B = Agios Georgios, C = Agios Artemios D = Timiou … Continue reading

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1698 – Athos trip 2014 on You Tube: arriving in …

Three short amateur videos, all shot at the moment of arriving in: 1. Skiti Prof. Eliou (Sept. 1st 2014) 2. kelli Timiou Stavrou (Sept. 2nd 2014) and 3. Moni Karakalou (Sept. 5th 2014). Wim Voogd, 18/3 (NB. For those who … Continue reading

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1653 – the kelli Timiou Stavrou of father David – 2

I mentioned yesterday that new roof was tested during the severe thunderstorm and that the roof was not without leakage. Here a picture of the church: and the dome The dome is painted with an extraordinary scene, that I never saw … Continue reading

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1652 – the kelli Timiou Stavrou of father David – 1

In post 1300 I showed you our visit to this large former Ukrain kelli in 2012. Father David insisted to pay another visit to his kelli and on September 2nd 2014 we finally had the chance to see him again. It … Continue reading

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1626 – (Former) Russian settlements on Athos seen from the air

The yellow arrow points to the large skiti of Andreou or Serail in the village of Karyes. Once a Russian enclave now inhabited by Greek monks. The blue arrow gives a  nice image of the dirt road over the mountain … Continue reading

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1509 – Money letters to the Kellion of the Exaltation of the Cross (Timiou Stavrou)

Many is already said about the Kellion Timiou Stavrou. In 1986 my brother for the first time discovered the unknown kellion and in 2011 he went back returning a wax stamp he had taken with him in 1986 when the … Continue reading

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1496 – Walking from Provata to Karakalou

Coming from Lavra, after a short stop at the source of Athanasius the taxi dropped us near a kellion called Cell of the Panaghia. On the map it is one of the houses under and at the end the word … Continue reading

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