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1348 – swimming on Mount Athos!?

It is ofcourse forbidden to swim in the waters round the Holy Mountain. Although tempting after a long walk. Your clothing has to be decent. Shirts with long sleeves, no shorts. But in 1947 they were not that harsh on … Continue reading

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994 – the "Epiphany" ritual at Grigoriou

I found these pictures of a ritual that takes place in sea near the boathouse of the monastery Grigoriou. A wooden cross is thrown into the sea and a couple of men dive after it. They swim for it and… … Continue reading

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