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1015 – The 8 best photo’s by Bas Kamps

Bas Kamps travelled with us to Mount Athos september 2009 and made some stunning images. This is his own selection. Iviron Stavronikita Pantokrator Vatopedi arrival Vatopedi Entrance Chilandariou Arsanas Konstamonitou hv

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1005 – 2009 Trip to Athos: outside Iviron, day 1 – 16

On this plan from Google Earth you can see the spots where I took the pictures. Photo 1: Iviron, just outside the gate a road leads in NW direction Photo 2: Iviron, photo shot from almost the same spot as … Continue reading

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1002 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Iviron day 1 – 15

The route Karyes – Iviron. See more here. After having a quick look in Karyes I planned to walk to Iviron, but unfortunately time was running out. It would take us another 1,5 hour to get there, and we already … Continue reading

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993 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Karyes and Skiti Andreou day 1 – 14

After arriving on the main road to Karyes soon the panorama of the the small capital appears. The camera point in South East direction. Behind the large building with the rusted roof lies the Protaton church and in the background … Continue reading

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991 – 2009 Trip to Athos: the road to Karyes day 1 – 13

This is already the thirteenth blog about our first day on Athos op September 27th 2009, and we’ve only been there for 3 hours! On our way from Palio Monastiro to Karyes I took 15 pictures. I have to admit … Continue reading

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984 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 12

After paying a visit to the main church in the Old Russian monastery we went out to see one of the most mysterious buildings on Mount Athos. The problem is: you can’t reach it. Look at this wooden fence that … Continue reading

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981 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Palio Monastiro day 1 – 11

I continue my report of our visit to The Old Russian monastery, Paleo Roussiko Monastiro, by showing pictures of the church, dedicated to the Mother of God “Potsajevskija” (of Potsjajev). The north side is under, south above in this plan. … Continue reading

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972 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 10

This is the entrance to the old Russian monastery, Paleo Monastiro, also called the monastery of the Thessalonicans (or Nagornij Rusik). Founded in 1169, nothing remains of the original building. After a devastating fire in 1312 it was rebuild again … Continue reading

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966 – 2009 Trip to Athos: the reservoir near Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 9

The reservoir on Google Earth, with Palio Monastiro and Panteleimon on the background. As you can see on the route we walked, shown in post 956, we made a detour to have look at one of few lakes on Athos. … Continue reading

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956 – 2009 Trip to Athos: towards Palio Monastiri day 1 – 8

After leaving Panteleimonos we found a dirt road behind the monastery that led to Palio Monastiri, the original Agiou Panteleimonos (also called Skiti of the Thessalonicans). Cell under renovation (see the white cross). I did find a name of this … Continue reading

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