Tag Archives: Tsipourou

2102 – Guest Rooms

Every monastery and skiti have a room were pilgrims are welcomed, most of the time with Greek coffee, water, loukoumi and tsipourou. This guest room in the Russian monastery was only for distinguished pilgrims. The place burned down in the … Continue reading

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1538 – Athos products

You can buy many products from Athos. Monoxylitis wine, Mylopotamos wine, honey and olive oil. This is displayed in a shop in Dafni.           These are the homemade wines from the Iviron monastery. The process of wine making in Iviron in … Continue reading

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1396 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 5: wine tasting by Tsantali

The main goal to our visit to Chromitsa was a winetasting at the Tsantali winery. Mr Christos Bitsios, the Tsantali manager who kindly showed us around and explained us everything about the history of the Tsantali company and the Chromitsa … Continue reading

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85 – A hike to the top of Mount Athos

Kavsokalivia At 7 o clock we left from Skiti Kavsokalivia to start our trip to the summit of the Holy Mountain. After three earlier visits to Athos this was my main goal. Two of my friends, J. and H. had … Continue reading

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