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2001 – The katholikon of Panteleimonos in one century

1917 French army photographer Millet.1918 French army photographer Fernand Cuville. 19441948 La sainte Montagne1969 Jan Paul ten Bruggencate. A year before, in 1968, a big fire destroyed the entrance section  and the guesthouse and left half of the monastery in … Continue reading

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1946 – the hike from Roussikon to Paleo Monastiro

On our first day of our 2017 pilgrimage to Athos we hiked from Roussikon to Paleo Monastiro, the old Roussikon. It is a 5,5 km hike over a dirt road, starting at sea level and ending at 455 meters. On the … Continue reading

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1646 – Filotheou September 2014

On our hike to Kelli Timiou Stavrou we passed the Filotheou monastery: The gate with a van with watermelons – karpousi (photo 1). The first we noticed that many building activities took place. Here you see building Z, H M1 … Continue reading

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