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2002 – two consecutive fires in two days near Chilandariou

Another fire broke out yesterday on Mt. Athos near the Serbian Chilandariou Monastery, reports orthochristian.com. This is the second day in a row for such news. Yesterday a fire broke out in the early afternoon on Wednesday (6/6) and was … Continue reading

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1919 – what is new on Athos in 2017?

As mentioned before in our blog, things change rapidly on the Holy mountain. Here are five examples of some of the changes that I noticed on my pilgrimage this year: 1. The totall make-over of Paleo Monastiro: Patriarch Kyrill and … Continue reading

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1610 – Agiou Basiliou or Hrusija

In 1302 the Serbian King Milutin (1282-1321) built Agiou Basiliou or Hrusija by the harbour and the so-called Milutin’s Tower. In September 2013 we were able to visit this place. After ringing a bell a couple of times we were … Continue reading

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