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1142 – Basic information about Athos

Every now and then visitors of our blog ask us questions about how to plan a trip to Athos. Here is a good discription of how arrange your trip: Dafni – 1989 Mount Athos, known in Greece as the Holy … Continue reading

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913 – Athos trip starting in Ierissos

The Ierissos boat Photo’s taken in may 2008. A different way to spend your time on Athos: Instead of trekking to different monasteries for a place to sleep, stay in one Monastery (in this case Vatopedi) and walk from there … Continue reading

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863 – Diamonitirion

A permission for all (non)-orthodox pilgrims for 4 days (= 3 nights) is called a Diamonitirion. In 1980 the four abbots of the Epistatia still provided their own autographs (not printed) and three stamps were nessescary. 1980 Six years later … Continue reading

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97 – Unicorns

Laurens and Nathan in winter 2015 near Paulou

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