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972 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Paleo Monastiro day 1 – 10

This is the entrance to the old Russian monastery, Paleo Monastiro, also called the monastery of the Thessalonicans (or Nagornij Rusik). Founded in 1169, nothing remains of the original building. After a devastating fire in 1312 it was rebuild again … Continue reading

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