Category Archives: trip 2009: Herman’s group

1039 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos library day 1 – 22

To end day one I will show the pictures of the library of Mylopotamos. First of all I have to thank father Ioachim for taking the time to show us this special place and secondly our thanks go to Giannis, … Continue reading

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1035 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos kitchen and dinner: day 1 – 21

The kitchen of the famous Father Epifanios (building E on the plan in post 1032) Large pans hanging on the wall The fire place where Father Epifanios cooks his food In the lower part of building E there is a … Continue reading

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1032 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos main building day 1 – 20

A. the old tower, founded by Athanasius and libraryB. balcony overlooking the seaC. the chapel and a reception roomD. small courtyard Today we take a closer look at the main building, with the old tower, dating from the 10th century … Continue reading

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1029 – An evening at the library

Sometimes all things fit. That late September day in Mylapotamus was such a day. After we arrived (see post 2022) on foot from Karyes we set ourselves on the terrace. There is a splendid view, a beautiful coastline, vineyards in … Continue reading

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1027 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos wines, day 1 – 19

The vines of Mylopotamos In blogs 775 and 776 I introduced you to the fine wines of Mylopotamos. Finally the time was come to have a look at the vinery myself: The new ‘vinery’ building on the right, with the … Continue reading

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1026 – Cell of St. Cosma(s)

In the previous posts (1024,1025) by fellow traveller Bas Kamps he discribes a hermitage close to Sografou monastery. I found an image taken from the path of the cave by an unknown photographer. The cell was once inhabited by St. … Continue reading

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1025 – A secret peek into a deserted hermit cave part two

On the way from Chilandariou to Sografou, not too far from Sografou, on the three forked road is a red wooden cross. Pilgrim Jaap in the second cave, in with a bed could be projected. The interior of the hermitage … Continue reading

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