Category Archives: trip 2009: Wim’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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1022 – Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos, day one, 18

Mylopotamos – Father Ioachim, who lives 19 years at the “Eastern Athos Riviera”(see text below) In the books I’ve got about Mt. Athos information about Mylopotamos is scarce. Even most of maps that were published in the past decades forgot … Continue reading

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1020 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos, day 1 – 17

After leaving the beautiful monastery Iviron and 3 of our friends – who spend the night in Iviron – we continued our walk to the final destination of our first day on Mt. Athos, Mylopotamos. Our final destination day 1: … Continue reading

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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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