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2095 – the hike from Kavsokalivia to Panaghia refuge

Our main goal during our 2019 pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain was to reach the top of Mount Athos. We decided to do the climb in two stages: day one from Kavsokalivia to the Panaghia refuge and day two the … Continue reading

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1945 – Maroudá, deepening insights.

A few more pictures to give you a more detailed impression of the kellion of Maroudá, which belongs to Chilandariou. The official title of the place is: “Holy Cell of the Nativity of the Mother of God”.A nicely decorated water … Continue reading

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1118 – Dogs

When you are walking the footpaths of Mount Athos you sometimes get company by dogs who take pleasure in following you on your way sometimes for hours. They are friendly dogs belonging to Kellia. This white dog accompanied us on … Continue reading

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384 – Food for cats and dogs

Your webmaster (hv) with the dogs from Lavra Cat in front of the refectory from Lavra. Both pictures taken in may 2007. The nutricious diet on Athos is not only good for the monks bot also fo the animals: We … Continue reading

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190 – Dogs

May 2007 we stayed our first night in the Lavra monastery. Before the closing of the gate at nightfall we explored the buildings outside the monastery. Two german sheperds apparently belonging to monks who lived outside the walls took the … Continue reading

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