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2088 – The path and stairs to the cave and chapel of St. Nelios

Looking down the path to Kavsokalivia is clearly visible. We came from there and I took the photo below from the cave and the chapel, high up the rock, while standing on this path. Watch the striking red trunks of … Continue reading

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2087 – Pilgrim portraits by Barry Oreck

In April 2019  we went to Athos with our dear friend from the US, Barry Oreck. It was for him the first time on the Holy Mountain. Sensing the special moments during our stay he made some beautiful portraits. After … Continue reading

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1519 – The marvelous marble path to the chapel of Agios Nelios/Nilos

Can a man fall in love with a path? The closest you can get is walking the paths of Mount Athos. The beauty lies not in their youth.  These paths are ancient. They plunge you into history.  They make you … Continue reading

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1470 – The house and chapel of Saint Nelios

On the footpath (monopati) to the kellion of Saint Nelios were our group walked in september 2013 we saw this desertlike plant. On the right one of the last houses of Kavsokalivia.     We walked from Kavsokalvia situated on the … Continue reading

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264 – Agios Nilos

The houses on the left are the kellia Agios Nilos, in the middle the Karavostasi and on the right Skiti Timiou Prodromou. Agios Nilos Karavostasi, an old stone avalanch (1905) at the south end of the peninsula. This small path … Continue reading

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