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1807 – A suffocating medieval climb to the top of the Holy Mountain

Mount Athos that passeth the clouds. “The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Mandeville”, knight of St. Albans was a very popular travel book in the fourteenth century. The real identity of the author, Sir John Mandeville, is still unclear. … Continue reading

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1795 – update online Athos map

With the help of the new Athos map  – as mentioned below in post 1794 – I updated the online Athos-map on Community Walk (also see Links in the right column of this blog). Wim Voogd, 21-02

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1782 – Twenty monasteries in seven days : Day 2, The Top

This is the second episode of seven of the  Athos trip done by Goulven Le Goff and his brother Ivonig from Rennes, France made in May 2015. They visited all 20 monasteries in one week and stayed overnight at the … Continue reading

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1722 – Satellites and ISS above Mount Athos

Two horizontal trails show ISS, as well as several other smaller vertical satellites trails, passing above Mount Athos in Greece/ Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3085110/Photographer-captures-stunning-images-International-Space-Station-Mount-Athos.html#ixzz3aUYlvSgh Herman Voogd  

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1713 – Athos book from Poland 1908

On Europeana I found this complete book by X. Marcin Czerminski T. J. called Na górze Athos wśród mniszej republiki (The monastic republic of Mount Athos) in Polish. Here are some interesting photographs: This is again a photo of the … Continue reading

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1657 – Fresh snow on the top

2nd january 2015 filmed from the Mikra Agia Anna.

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1602 – A cloud at the top of the mountain

A short nicely filmed video about a 3 days visit on Athos and climbing to the top after spending the night at Panagia at 1500 meters. Unfortunately the next morning the summit was covered in a cloud but they did … Continue reading

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