Category Archives: trip 2015

2141 – From Dionysiou to Paulou in summer and winter

In the summer of 2011 we walked from Dionysiou to Paulou. The other way around as my brother Wim has described in the previous post (2140). In the winter of 2015 my friend Bas and I, together with our sons, … Continue reading

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1910 – Koutloumousiou monastery: part 3

Let’s continue our exploration of the courtyard:The balconies in the North-East corner: the kitchen and the bakery (Γ 1 and Γ 3), with a large clock on the wall. Here are pilgrim Gert Jan and me standing in front of the … Continue reading

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1909 – Koutloumousiou monastery: part 2

Let’s continue my photo essay about Koutloumousiou, which I started in post 1903. Today we will walk around the outer walls and we will have a look inside the courtyard. Here is plan of the monasery (made in 2000) and … Continue reading

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1903 – Koutloumousiou monastery -1

September 23th 2015 we paid a visit to this monastery. In this photo essay I will show you the pictures I took. Here is a plan of monastery and its surroundings:and on the next satelite picture you see the spots where … Continue reading

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1899 – the hike from Mikra Ag. Anna to Katounákia – Daniiléon

On the 22th of September 2015 it was our intention to hike to Daniiléon and to sleep there for one night. We did not make a reservation and if we failed to get hospitality, we would return to Nea Skiti, … Continue reading

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1896 – the hike from Nea Skiti to Skiti Anna

On September 22th 2015 we hiked from Nea Skiti to Skiti Anna, a trail of only 1.9 km. Just after leaving Nea Skiti you will find this signpost:The yellow sign leads to the hut of elder Josepf the Hesychast, who … Continue reading

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1893 – arsanas Karakalou

September 24th 2015 we hiked the coastal trail between Iviron and Karakalou. Today we take a closer look at arsanas Karakalou. I forgot to mention that if you pass Mylopotamos, I would advice to walk to the vineyards instead of … Continue reading

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1886 – Nea Skiti 2015

On our 2015 pilgrimage to Athos I made a reservation to stay at Fathers Nikon’s house in Nea Skiti. After leaving Simonospetras we took the Agia Anna boat to Nea Skiti. This photo essay shows you the time we spent … Continue reading

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1883 – The arsanas of Simonos Petras

In post 1859 and 1865 I showed you our visit to Simonos Petras in 2015 and the warm welcome we received in Simonos Petras from father Michael from Libanon. When we left in the morning of September 21th 2015 he gave me … Continue reading

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1872 – the cell of St. Nicholas Burazeri near Karyes

In post 1287 I published some historical pictures from Athos, including the one from the beginning of 1900 of the cell of St. Nicholas Burazeri in Karyes. I did not know where to find this cell, but Giannis told us already … Continue reading

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