Tag Archives: Nelios

2042 – Mount Athos by Edward Lear: new site

Stephen Duckworth has completed a website on the 1856 travels of Edward Lear with all the beautiful drawings of the monasteries. This is the link to the website. Herman Voogd

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1682 – A detour to the harbour of Nelios

If your last day on Athos has arrived you have to take the ferry back to Ouranoupolis. A good advise is to take the ferry on its way to the ” village” of Kavsokalivia and not go directly to Ouranoupolis.  … Continue reading

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1528 – Nelios and the Karavostasi

Arriving at the kellion Nelios we found nobody there. The kellion consists of a couple of houses on a plateau. The main house is restored not too long ago. We saw a new roof, walls and wood work. We had … Continue reading

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1519 – The marvelous marble path to the chapel of Agios Nelios/Nilos

Can a man fall in love with a path? The closest you can get is walking the paths of Mount Athos. The beauty lies not in their youth.  These paths are ancient. They plunge you into history.  They make you … Continue reading

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1470 – The house and chapel of Saint Nelios

On the footpath (monopati) to the kellion of Saint Nelios were our group walked in september 2013 we saw this desertlike plant. On the right one of the last houses of Kavsokalivia.     We walked from Kavsokalvia situated on the … Continue reading

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