Category Archives: trip 2011: Wim’s group

2139 – a goodbye to a fellow pilgrim: Peter Ariese 17-4-1959 / 25-5-2020

This weblog started in 2006, just for a couple of friends, who decided to join me on a pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain. In the 14 years that past, many special friends followed and the weblog grew to something bigger … Continue reading

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1396 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 5: wine tasting by Tsantali

The main goal to our visit to Chromitsa was a winetasting at the Tsantali winery. Mr Christos Bitsios, the Tsantali manager who kindly showed us around and explained us everything about the history of the Tsantali company and the Chromitsa … Continue reading

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1382 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 4

Today we take a closer look at the last two buildings of the Chromitsa metochi, numbers G and J on the map below: The large building G, with its different architecture with a large balcony that runs around it, the rounded … Continue reading

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1378 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 3

In post 1373  and 1375 I started the blog about Chromitsa. Today I will continue in the courtyard D of building A/B. This large building has been build last (after 1885), as we have seen on the pictures that I … Continue reading

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1375 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 2

Today we will take a closer look at the interior of building A, the hospital (the left part of the building on this picture, see A on the plan below). The entrance to building A in the couryard (D), with … Continue reading

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1373 – the visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 1

In all these years I visited Mount Athos I had the idea to pay a visit to the Chromitsa settlement, which you can see lying on the hils above Ouranopolis. Chromitsa is a metochi of the Roussikon/Panteleimonos monastery and a … Continue reading

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1369 – Skiti Anni 2011

One of the most beautiful sleeping rooms on Athos: Skiti Anne (this time without half naked men) Skiti Anni: the entrance door and the terrace, with a kiosk Skiti Anni: the terrace, the semantron and a fountain Leaving the skiti … Continue reading

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1355 – Skiti Anna: the interior

(this continues blog 1340) After a long hike from Prodromou to the top of Mount Athos I finally reached this beautiful place: my friends asked the Archondaris to leave some dinner for me, because I arrived late. I was given … Continue reading

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1340 – Skiti Agia Anna

First a image of the location of this Skiti, just below the Athos-mountain, so it is a perfect place to start or finish a climb to the top. For me a hike from Prodromou plus the top in 11 hours … Continue reading

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1336 – the top of Mount Athos

In my last post (1331) about our trip to Athos in October 2011 I showed you how we climbed the mountain in 3,5 hours. Today we will take a closer look at the building activities and I will try to … Continue reading

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