Category Archives: Timiou Stavrou

1333 – old Athos postcards and pictures

Today I will show you a collection of miscellaneous postcards and images of Athos, that gathered from the internet in the last months. The first picture is from two men near a well, probably in the beginning of the last century, … Continue reading

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1301 – the hike from Karakalou to Lavra

To be honest, the road we walked along the coast from Timiou Stavrou to Lavra, is one of the most boring on Athos. Almost no old paths remain on this part of the peninsula, although I think I remember that … Continue reading

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1300 – Timiou Stavrou: the last episode of an adventure

Walking from Karakalou to Lavra remembered me of one the most exiting moments I had on Mount Athos: A ‘natural’ brigde not far from Karakalou In 1986 my friend Pieter and I walked from Iviron to Lavra on our second … Continue reading

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1298 – Karakalou: the interior

 Early morning October 4th 2011: the katholicon  The interior of the guesthouse The same hallway, in the opposite direction Old water basin and tap One of the chapels behind closed doors (near the guesthouse) The visitors book in the guesthouse … Continue reading

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1135 – more about the cell Timiou Stavrou

In blog 187 I told you about the ‘adventure’ I had in 1986, when we found an unknown deserted building near Skiti Provata. When we entered the large complex we could still feel the presence of the monks who once lived … Continue reading

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1109 – Letters from the mysterious Ukraine kellia

My brother and fellow webmaster Wim Voogd wrote a couple of posts about a deserted Ukraine complex he discovered in 1986. Here you can read about Kellia Timiou Stavrou or the Kelia of the Exaltation of the Cross (Exaltation de la Croix). The place … Continue reading

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798 – Timiou Stavrou: found at last !

Many times we gave you information about this “mystery”-place on Athos, that I visited on my trip in 1986. With the help of our readers we discovered the name of this kellion and that it belonged to Ukrain monks, but … Continue reading

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