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2234 – Xiropotamou monastery – part 1

In post 2204 I published the hike from Dafni to Xiropotamou. Today we take a look at the outside of the monastery and the surrounding area. First I walked with my camera to the South West wall: On the left … Continue reading

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2221 – Palaiopyrgos: the tower of the lost monasteries of Xerokastrou and Calligrafou and more drone images

A photographer who wants to stay anonymous made some beautiful drone images of the northern part of Mt. Athos. Posts 2216, 2217 and 2219 covered the east coast, now we’ll take a closer look at the harbors and towers at … Continue reading

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2219 – a new discovery on Athos: strange towers close to Esfigmenou on drone images

I really thought I had seen quite a lot of Athos and its settlements and buildings (except from the farmhouses-kellia). So I was really surprized that the drone-images from an anonymous photographer had something new in store, as can see … Continue reading

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2217 – drone images in the northern part of Mt Athos, part two: skiti Agiou Vasilíou

On the 3th of March 2021 the anonymous photographer a drone on the pristine beach of Agiou Vasilíou, in the neighbourhood of arsanas Chilandaríou and the small island (νησί-nisi in Greek) also called Ag. Vasilíou. Wim Voogd, 18/8/2021

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2216 – drone images in the northern part of Mt Athos, part one: Esfigmenou

These images are shot on March 5th 2021 by an anonymous photographer on Athos, who shared his pictures with our weblog. Wim Voogd, 17-08-2021

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2166 – nice drone footage of Mount Athos in this trailer

The trailer is from this site from Andrei Oprescu. https://www.andreioprescu.com/mount-athos-documentary?fbclid=IwAR35kOI4ou2OyBwVaLq4Vw3aVTg1TZenR8gElPeLy-MMivTSgu2eHJW0S2c

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2091 – Athos: Feature Documentary from 2016 and a film from an American Athos pilgrim in January 2019

In post 1901 we showed the screener of the German-Austrian documentary film from 2016, “Athos – Im Jenseits dieser Welt”, now also available on YouTube in HD quality with English subtitles (called “Athos – Feature Documentary”). This 95 minutes long … Continue reading

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1901 – documentary ‘Athos Im Jenseits dieser Welt’: now on YouTube and TV (15-04)

The documentary ‘Athos Im Jenseits dieser Welt‘ is now to be seen on YouTube as a ‘screener’. As soon as the DVD was available on Amazon.com I bought it and showed it to my fellow pilgrims, who will be visiting Athos … Continue reading

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1877 – Athos film with drone scenes

Shot from a drone of the Mount Athos summit with the shadow of the mountain cast upon the sea in the morning sun . In this recent beautiful Russian film you will see some different places of Mount Athos, like … Continue reading

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1820 – Russian documentary: “A thousand years on Mount Athos”

This recent documentary from 2016 in Russian show us the main Russian settlements on Mount Athos. As predicted the renovation activities are well on its way in 2015, to be prepared for the celebrations in 2016 and the long expected … Continue reading

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