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1737 – In the Byzantine Museum, Thessaloniki

Yesterday I visited the Byzantine Museum in Thessaloniki. I admired some nice etchings of Athos monasteries made in the late 18th, early 19th century.  Vatopedi Docheiariou  Simonas Petras  Paulou  Dionysiou, mark the canons sticking out of the wall  Panteleimon Herman

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1458 – From Saloniki with the bus to Ouranoupolis

In 2013 my fellow pilgrims and I drove in less then 3 hours from Haarlem, The Netherlands to the airport of Cologne/Bonn in Germany where we took a Germanwings flight directly to Thessaloniki. At the time for us the cheapest … Continue reading

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1072 – Athos-weblog in exhibit Thessaloniki

Today this exhibit opened in Thessaloniki: THE BLOGGERS’ MOUNT ATHOS: “23 photographers from 7 countries, visitors and pilgrims to Mount Athos capture the everyday life of the Monastic Community with their cameras and share their impressions on the (world wide) … Continue reading

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846 – bus Thessaloniki – Ouranopolis: Arnea

Before leaving enjoy from the busstation we took breakfast: Bougatsa with cream, an Athos mineral water and a metrio. Halfway the bus stops at Arnea: Where water from a well flows through a thick tree: Wim, 10/8

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845 – Thessaloniki: Modiano market

As mentioned in 844 most visitors to Mount Athos spent some days in Thessaloniki. Thessalonki: the harbour front The Modiano market is a good place to enjoy your stay in the city Buy your own flag with a dubble headed … Continue reading

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732 – Via Egnatia / Egnatia Odos 109

Who ever wants to visit the Holy Mountain and is not of the Orthodox faith, has to get his name on the “list of 10”, because only 10 non Ortodox pilgrims are allowed on the Holy Mountain every day. You … Continue reading

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