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1131 – Bruce Chatwins desicive moment

In weblog 1079 we cited an article in the Telegraph about Bruce Chatwin´s visit to Athos. Chatwin´s descive moment came when he walked from Vatopediou to Stavronikita, when he saw this cross. He wrote: `The most beautiful sight of all … Continue reading

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1097- Bruce Chatwin 2

Thirsty and perspiring, I long for a freshwater stream to plunge in although, from a former British diplomat, John Ure, I have gathered that Athonite monks deplore nakedness. Ure told me how, as a young pilgrim here, he once stripped … Continue reading

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777 – Bruce Chatwin

Parts of the article A TRIBUTE by Kerry Ross Boren about Chatwin relation with the mountain and orthodoxy. He has been called the greatest novelist since Hemingway, and the foremost travel writer of modern times. The American novelist John Updike … Continue reading

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