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2288 – Vatopedi at night

After compline (= prayers at the end of the day) the monastery comes to a rest. Most of the monks go to their cells. Some of the pilgrims gather at the coffee machine. Others go to their rooms. The gates … Continue reading

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2135 – A walk in the night around Simonos Petras

Quite contrary to my normal habits I woke up very early. It was still night and pitch dark. I didn’t want to disturb my sleeping fellow pilgrims so I went outside very quietly. We were in the new guest building, … Continue reading

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