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2084 – Prince Charles and the Holy Mountain

The last post of Bas inspired me to search on the internet for an Athos painting made by Derek Hill. That effort wasn’t successful, the only one I found was in my own archive. I added this painting to post … Continue reading

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2083 – Derek Hill and the Holy Mountain

At the harbour of Vatopedi you may find a restored fountain and a kiosk, that were built in memory of Derek Hill, “who showed a genuine love for the monasteries of the Holy Mountain”, as is engraved in the memorial … Continue reading

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1994 – the hike from Pantocratoros to (arsanas) Kolitsoú

I have been publishing on this weblog for more then 10 years. One of my aims is to share my travels with others – who are not able to visit the Holy Mountain -. For me it is exciting to … Continue reading

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1923 – Friends of Mount Athos (FoMA) clearing the footpaths

The Friends of Mount Athos are committed to the ongoing project of clearing, restoring and maintaining the old Athonite footpaths, many of them stone-paved (kaldirimi) tracks for transporting goods by mule and dating from late Byzantine times. The project was … Continue reading

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1826 – Prince Charles and orthodoxy explained

Prince Charles in 2004 burning a candle at a funeral in Colciu, a Romanian settlement near Vatopedi (Photo: pemptousia.ro). Read here why Charles is so occupied with orthodoxy and Athos. (thanks to Gerard Koolschijn and friend). Herman Voogd

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1672 – Prince Charles visiting Romanian kelli in 2000 and 2004

Prince Charles occasionally visits the Holy Mountain and especially Vatopedi (269, 944 and 1021). On the internet I found this picture of Charles visiting the Elder Dionysios of the Romanian St. Georges kelli called Colciu on April 19th 2000. After a long … Continue reading

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1021 – Prince Charles in a Chilandariou/Athos slide show

Prince Charles talking to Athos monks. You can find this picture in a fine black and white photo slide-show about Chilandariou/Athos on You Tube, made by Hadzi Miodrag Miladinovic at 8:45, and another one of the Prince of Wales at … Continue reading

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