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1480 – The broken road by Patrick Leigh Fermor part 3

Xenofontos After completing his journey from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople in 1935 Fermor got back to Greece and visited Mount Athos for almost a month. On the last page of his diary/book, he wrote:  I feel a great … Continue reading

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1479 – The broken road by Patrick Leigh Fermor part 2

In the previous post we introduced the British writer Patrick Leigh Fermor who wrote the book The Broken Road, from the Iron Gates to Mount Athos. In the last chapter of this recently published book he describes his stay on … Continue reading

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1478 – The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor

In the early 1930s at the age of 18, Patrick Leigh Fermor set out to walk from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. He wrote two books about this trip: A Time of Gifts (1977) and Betweeen the Woods and … Continue reading

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777 – Bruce Chatwin

Parts of the article A TRIBUTE by Kerry Ross Boren about Chatwin relation with the mountain and orthodoxy. He has been called the greatest novelist since Hemingway, and the foremost travel writer of modern times. The American novelist John Updike … Continue reading

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