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1551 – Esfigmenou: the ossuary

When you leave the monastery and go West, you will first pass the gardens Here is picture of the gardens, shot towards the East. On the plan below you see buildings M5 (general store). The three buildings with the Psi … Continue reading

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1346 – Athos pictures from 1913 and 1926

Pictures from 1913 and 1926 (for sale on this website). Athos-evzones – 1913 Stavronikita by A. & E. Frankl -1926 Icon painters by A. & E. Frankl -1926 Monks in front of a house (in Karyes?) by A. & E. Frankl -1926 A monk is … Continue reading

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1312 – Lavra: the ossuary area

On our way to Prodromou we made a quick visit to the Great Lavra monastery. Although I visited this spot a couple of times before, I’d never had a chance to find the ossuary. Before visiting these buildings outside the … Continue reading

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1300 – Timiou Stavrou: the last episode of an adventure

Walking from Karakalou to Lavra remembered me of one the most exiting moments I had on Mount Athos: A ‘natural’ brigde not far from Karakalou In 1986 my friend Pieter and I walked from Iviron to Lavra on our second … Continue reading

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1266 – Athos trip 2011 on You Tube

Athos – The movie part III 2011, with the following scenes: boat trip from Ouranopoli to Dafni with Arsanas Sografou, Docheiariou, Xenofontos and Panteleimonos, arriving in Dafni, Karyes, Iviron, Koutloumousiou, Karakalou, Kelli Timiou Stavrou (bells played by Father David), Lavra … Continue reading

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1181 – more pictures of the French on Mt. Athos 1918

More than three years ago we showed you in blog nr 211 some pictures of the French and their general Sarrail, who occupied Mt. Athos together with the Russians in 1918/1919. I will show you these pictures agian, now in a … Continue reading

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347 – Chilandariou 1997

In 1997 we walked from Sografou to Chilandariou: the path sometimes changed into a little brook: A plan a of the Chilandariou monastery: We entered the monastery through this magnificent gate. You can expect your coffee with raki (or Sljivovicu … Continue reading

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