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2046 – Early spring in Mount Athos

When visiting the peninsula in April, as we did this year (2019), flowers and fresh green of blossoming plants are all around you. Slopes are turning purple due to this plant. Yellow broom and white daisies alongside the roads and … Continue reading

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1967 – insects, reptiles, mammals and a bird

Beetles on flowers with Megisti Lavra in the background. A bumble bee at Thibais. A grasshopper at Nea Skiti and a butterfly at Lavra. Flying ants at Karyes and a lizard with ants at Proto Nero. A dog at Marouda … Continue reading

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1475 – Insects, butterflies, a frog, a snake?, a turtle, a spider and a gekko

Bug found at the lake near Simonaspetras (Demitriou). Photo by Michalis Kraml (2012) Wasps near Panteleimonos by hv (2013)Grasshopper on the road near Panteleimonos by hv (2013) Butterflies: the big brown one found in the bathroom of Simonaspetras by Michalis … Continue reading

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1434 – a small world

This is the small world you will find in the Mount Athos forests if you are following the footpaths. hv

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